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Metronidazole (Systemic)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Metronidazole (Systemic)?

(met roe NYE da zole)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat gastrointestinal ulcers caused by infection.

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have a blood disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor). Do not take alcohol for at least 24 hours after the last dose. Drinking alcohol or alcohol containing products such as cough syrup may cause cramps, nausea, headaches, and flushing.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting...