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Vagilen Brand Names Mixture

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Vagilen Synthesis Reference

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

Vagilen Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Vagilen Melting Point

160 oC

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Vagilen Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Vagilen Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Vagilen 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.

Vagilen Absorption

Well absorbed

Vagilen 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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Vagilen Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa