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Metrolag Brand names, Metrolag Analogs

Metrolag Brand Names Mixture

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Metrolag Chemical_Formula


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Metrolag fda sheet

Metrolag FDA

Metrolag msds (material safety sheet)

Metrolag MSDS

Metrolag Synthesis Reference

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

Metrolag Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Metrolag Melting Point

160 oC

Metrolag H2O Solubility


Metrolag State


Metrolag LogP


Metrolag Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Metrolag Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Metrolag 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.

Metrolag Absorption

Well absorbed

Metrolag 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)

Metrolag Patient Information

Metrolag Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa