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Metron Susp 30ml

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30ml Suspension in Bottle
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Metronidazole(200.0 Mg)
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ANTI-AMOEBIC
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Medical Description

Metron Suspension is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for treating infections caused by bacteria and parasites. Metron is used to treat various types of infections of the skin, stomach, lungs, intes...
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Uses of Metron 200 MG

  • Metron Suspension is used in treating infections of the skin, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, intestines, joints, bones, private parts, etc. It is also helpful for treating dental infections.
  • It is also used to prevent an infection after a surgery or an operation.

Contraindications of Metron 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to metronidazole or any other ingredients of Metron Suspension.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.

Side effects of Metron 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Metron 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metron Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Metron Suspension as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metron Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Metronidazole passes into breastmilk. Thus, Metron Suspension should be avoided by lactating mothers. When using this medicine for a longer duration, your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding for 12 to 24 hours after single-dose treatment. You should consult a doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metron Suspension?
A:
Metron Suspension may cause drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, fits or temporary visual disturbances like blurred vision. Thus, you should be cautious or avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metron Suspension?
A:
You must not consume alcohol along with Metron Suspension and for 48 hours after treatment with this medicine as it may produce side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headaches, hot flashes and palpitations.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver.
  • You are on dialysis.
  • You are suffering from any nervous system disorders.
  • You experience any blood disorder, anaemia and abnormal blood count.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using Metron Suspension.
  • Do not use Metron Suspension for any other conditions other than that specified by your doctor.

Mode of Action of Metron 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Metronidazole is an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent that produces free radicals and damages the cells and DNA of protozoa, killing the infection-causing microorganisms.

Directions for Use of Metron 200 MG

  • Take Metron Suspension as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.

Interactions of Metron 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Metron Suspension may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you hav...
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  • Use of Warfarin (blood thinner) along with this medicine can alter its effects.
  • Metron Suspension should be used with caution along with disulfiram (used in the treatment of chronic alcoholism).
  • This medicine should not be concomitantly used along with lithium (used in mental health problems).
  • Other medicines like phenobarbital, phenytoin or carbamazepine (used in fits), busulfan, 5-fluorouracil (used to treat cancer), ciclosporin or tacrolimus (used after organ transplants) should be used ...
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Storage and disposal of Metron 200 MG

  • Metron Suspension should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Metron 200 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be vomiting, impaired balance or coordination, slightly disoriented. Seek urgent medical help if you feel you have taken Metron Suspension in excess.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed one.

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: Can I stop taking Suspension Metron on my own?

  • No, you should never stop taking Metron Suspension until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good.
  • If you stop taking this medicine it may lead to treatment failure, recurrence of infection and may produce side effects as well.

Q: Is Metron good for stomach upset?

A: Metron Suspension is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial and parasitic infections. This medicine can be used to treat stomach upset if caused by a specific infection-causing organism. Consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan. Do not self-medicate.
Product Details
Brand
METRON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsMetronidazole(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial and parasitic infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)
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