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Metrolyl Brand names, Metrolyl Analogs

Metrolyl Brand Names Mixture

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Metrolyl msds (material safety sheet)

Metrolyl MSDS

Metrolyl Synthesis Reference

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

Metrolyl Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Metrolyl Melting Point

160 oC

Metrolyl H2O Solubility


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Metrolyl Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Metrolyl Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Metrolyl 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.

Metrolyl Absorption

Well absorbed

Metrolyl 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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Metrolyl Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa