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Metron Inf

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
100ml Infusion
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Metronidazole(500.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-AMOEBIC

Medical Description

Metron Infusion is used to treat bacterial infections of the liver, brain, stomach, intestines, bone, heart, vagina, skin. It is also used to prevent an infection before, during or after an operation....
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Uses of Metron 500 MG

  • Metron Infusion is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the brain, stomach, skin, heart, lungs, liver, bone, intestines, vagina.
  • It is also used for the prevention of pre-or-post operative infections.

Contraindications of Metron 500 MG

If you are allergic to metronidazole, to similar medicine (imidazole derivatives) or other ingredients of Metron Infusion.

Side effects of Metron 500 MG

  • Infusion site reactions
  • Altered taste
  • Dry mouth
  • Muscle pain
  • Inflammation of the tongue, lips, mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Metron 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metron Infusion during pregnancy?
A:
Due to lack of safety information, it is preferable to avoid the use of Metron Infusion during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metron Infusion while breastfeeding?
A:
Metronidazole passes into breast milk. Thus, your doctor will decide to either discontinue Metron Infusion or breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over the risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Metron Infusion?
A:
Metron Infusion may cause dizziness, fits, which may impair your ability to drive. Thus you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metron Infusion?
A:
You must not consume alcohol during treatment with Metron Infusion & at least after 72 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease or are on dialysis.
  • You had or have a history of fits or epilepsy.
  • You suffer from blood disorders.
  • You suffer from any disorders of the nervous system such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease.
  • You have peripheral neuropathy (abnormal, painful sensations like pins and needles).
  • You are taking this medicine for more than 10 days.
  • You develop any infections after taking this medicine.
  • You are on a controlled sodium diet.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding, your doctor may monitor your health during treatment.
  • You consume alcohol regularly, you must avoid alcohol during the treatment and at least after 72 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.
  • Metron may darken your urine.

Mode of Action of Metron 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Metron Infusion works by stopping the growth of pathogens that are responsible for infection by interrupting important physiological processes.

Directions for Use of Metron 500 MG

  • Metron Infusion will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Metron 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Metron Infusion works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of disulfiram (used to treat alcohol addiction) along with Metron Infusion is not recommended.
  • Concomitant use along with anticoagulants like warfarin may potentiate the anticoagulant effects.
  • Other medicines like fluorouracil, antacids such as cimetidine, fluorouracil to treat cancer, phenytoin or primidone to treat fits or epilepsy should be used with caution.

Storage and disposal of Metron 500 MG

  • Store Metron Infusion under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • You should not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Metron 500 MG

Overdose

Metron Infusion will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, thus the chances of overdose are less because the treatment and the dose will be specific to the patient. However, in case of any discomfort ...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Metron Infusion in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your doc...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Metron Infusion an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Metron Infusion is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What is Metron Infusion used for?

A: Metron Infusion is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the brain, stomach, skin, heart, lungs, liver, bone, intestines, vagina. It is also used for the prevention of pre-or-post operative infections.
Product Details
Brand
METRON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsMetronidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions, altered taste, dry mouth
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)
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