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Metronidazole Brand names, Metronidazole Analogs

Metronidazole Brand Names Mixture

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Metronidazole Chemical_Formula


Metronidazole RX_link

Metronidazole fda sheet

Metronidazole FDA

Metronidazole msds (material safety sheet)

Metronidazole MSDS

Metronidazole Synthesis Reference

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

Metronidazole Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Metronidazole Melting Point

160 oC

Metronidazole H2O Solubility


Metronidazole State


Metronidazole LogP


Metronidazole Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Metronidazole Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Metronidazole 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.

Metronidazole Absorption

Well absorbed

Metronidazole 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)

Metronidazole Patient Information

Metronidazole Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa