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Orvagil Brand names, Orvagil Analogs

Orvagil Brand Names Mixture

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Orvagil fda sheet

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Orvagil msds (material safety sheet)

Orvagil MSDS

Orvagil Synthesis Reference

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

Orvagil Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Orvagil Melting Point

160 oC

Orvagil H2O Solubility


Orvagil State


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Orvagil Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Orvagil Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Orvagil 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.

Orvagil Absorption

Well absorbed

Orvagil 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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Orvagil Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa