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Methronidazole Brand names, Methronidazole Analogs

Methronidazole Brand Names Mixture

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Methronidazole Chemical_Formula


Methronidazole RX_link

Methronidazole fda sheet

Methronidazole FDA

Methronidazole msds (material safety sheet)

Methronidazole MSDS

Methronidazole Synthesis Reference

Jacob et al., U.S. Pat. 2,944,061 (1960)

Methronidazole Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Methronidazole Melting Point

160 oC

Methronidazole H2O Solubility


Methronidazole State


Methronidazole LogP


Methronidazole Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Methronidazole Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Methronidazole Pharmacology

Metronidazole, a synthetic antibacterial and antiprotozoal agent of the nitroimidazole class, is used against protozoa such as Trichomonas vaginalis, amebiasis, and giardiasis. Metronidazole is extremely effective against anaerobic bacterial infections and is also used to treat Crohn's disease, antibiotic-associated diarrhea, and rosacea.

Methronidazole Absorption

Well absorbed

Methronidazole side effects and Toxicity

Convulsive seizures and peripheral neuropathy, the latter characterized mainly by numbness or paresthesia of an extremity, LD50=500 mg/kg/day (orally in rat)

Methronidazole Patient Information

Methronidazole Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa