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Fossyol Brand names, Fossyol Analogs

Fossyol Brand Names Mixture

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Fossyol Chemical_Formula


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Fossyol fda sheet

Fossyol FDA

Fossyol msds (material safety sheet)

Fossyol MSDS

Fossyol Synthesis Reference

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

Fossyol Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Fossyol Melting Point

160 oC

Fossyol H2O Solubility


Fossyol State


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Fossyol Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Fossyol Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Fossyol 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.

Fossyol Absorption

Well absorbed

Fossyol 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)

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Fossyol Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa