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What is Flagyl. What Flagyl is used for
Flagyl is a broad-spectrum antibiotic medication which injuried, slows down growth and kills wide rage of bacterias wherever they located in human’s body.
Flagyl inhibits growth of Trichomonas vaginalis, Giardia intestinalis, Entamoeba histolytica, Lamblia intestinalis, Bacteroides spp. (B.fragilis, B.ovatus, B.distasonis, B.thetaiotaomicron, B.vulgatus), Fusobacterium spp., Clostridium spp., Peptostreptococcus spp., Peptococcus spp., sensitive strains Eubacterium.
How Flagyl works?
Flagyl penetrates into protozoal and bacterial cells and mix their DNA (genetic material). That’s why the protozoal and bacterias stop foming new DNA and their injured cells excreted from the body. Your body will be cleared from infections easy and painless.
Besides Flagyl is using to avoid expension of infections until surgical treatment on the pelvic cavity (gynaecological surgery), gut and also infections in bones and gums.
Large doses kills infections that cause abscesses in the brain.
Is there difference between Flagyl and Metronidazole?
Flagyl is generic equivalent of the Metronidazole. Generic Flagyl means that the patent of the brand (Metronidazole) has expired.
There is no difference in the action of brand and generic Flagyl but it is the difference in the price. The manufacturer does not promote the generic forms, so you can buy generic Flagyl cheap without overpayment. At the same time, the ingredients in Flagyl are still the same.
Medical uses (What diseases does Flagyl treat)
Flagyl is used for the treatment of:
- Trichomonas vaginitis,
- extraintestinal amebiasis, including amebic liver abscess, intestinal amebiasis (amebic dysentery),
- Trichomonas urethritis;
- cutaneous leishmaniasis,
Infections caused by Bacteroides spp. (including Bacteroides fragilis, Bacteroides distasonis, Bacteroides ovatus, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, Bacteroides vulgatus):
- CNS infections,
- lung abscess and empyema,
- bacterial endocarditis,
- bone and joint infections,
- brain abscess;
Infections caused by types of Clostridium spp., Peptococcus and Peptostreptococcus:
- infection of the abdominal cavity (peritonitis, liver abscess),
- Pelvic infections (endometritis, abscess of the fallopian tubes and ovaries, infections of the vaginal vault);
Pseudomembranous colitis (involving the use of antibiotics);
Gastritis and duodenal ulcers diseases associated with Helicobacter pylori;
Prophylaxy of postoperative complications (especially interventions on the colon, rectal area, appendectomy, gynecological operations).
Flagyl dosing for Trichomoniasis
In the Female (urethritis and vaginitis) The recommended dosage is 2 grams in a single (or 1 gram 2 times daily) dose for one-day treatment. A ten-day treatment of 250 mg (1 tab.) three times daily (or 375 mg twice daily) is an effective alternative for one-day treatment.
In the Male (urethritis) The recommended dosage is 2 grams (in a single dose) or 250 mg (1 tab.) 2 times daily for 10 days.
Flagyl dosing for Amebiasis
For amoebic dysentery Flagyl used orally 500-750 mg (2-3 tabs.) three times daily for 10 days
course. (adult dose)
For amoebic liver abscess Flagyl used orally 250 -500 mg (1-2 tabs.) three times a day for 5-10 days. (adult dose)
For children Flagyl used 5 mg/kg for 7 days.
Flagyl dosing for Bacterial Vaginosis
The recommended dosage of Flagyl is 750 mg (3 tabs.) once daily for seven-day treatment.
Flagyl dosing for Giardiasis
Adults: 250 mg (1 tab.) three times daily for 7 days.
Children: 375 mg(1,5 tab.) daily for 5 days.
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Possible side effects
Be sure that your doctor weighed the benefits and possible side effects. Like any other medicine, Flagyl may cause adverse reactions. In clinical trials adverse reactions were noticed less than 1% of the patients. Buying Flagyl online be carefull and follow the dosage instructions attentively.
Flagyl common side effects:
- metallic taste in the mouth,
Rare side effects:
- hypersensitivity reactions (rash, itch, flushing, fever),
- dark urine,
- tightness in the chest,
- difficulty breathing.
As the rule, he main cause of the side affects is high dosage or (and) the long-term treatment with Metronidazole (Flagyl ingredient). Keep following the recommendations of the dosage to avoid the unwanted symptoms.
You should remember
1. 1. It’s necessary not to drink alcoholic beverages while you are taking Flagyl (and 3 days after treatment)
2. You mustn’t take Flagyl if you
- have problem with CNS (central nervous system)
- have blood diseases
- have liver disease
- have allergic reactions on Metronidazole
- are pregnant
- are breast-feeding a baby
3. Don’t give the drug to the children under 6 years old
4. If you have trichomoniasis (or other infections), your sexual partner(s) or people who were in contact with you should also be treated. It’s much more effective way to get healthy and not to return for the treatment again.
5. It’s important to complete the full course of the treatment with Flagyl. You can feel better in 2-3 days but it’s necessary to clear up your body from infections completely.
6. Restore your body after the Flagyl treatment.
The matter is that antibiotic treatment kills not only harmful bacterias but also “friendly” bacterias in our body. The fastest way to fill in body with useful bacterias is to start taking probiotic with or after taking Flagyl.
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