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Wagitran Brand names, Wagitran Analogs

Wagitran Brand Names Mixture

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Wagitran Chemical_Formula


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Wagitran fda sheet

Wagitran FDA

Wagitran msds (material safety sheet)

Wagitran MSDS

Wagitran Synthesis Reference

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

Wagitran Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Wagitran Melting Point

160 oC

Wagitran H2O Solubility


Wagitran State


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Wagitran Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Wagitran Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Wagitran 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.

Wagitran Absorption

Well absorbed

Wagitran 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)

Wagitran Patient Information

Wagitran Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa