Metronidazole Impurities

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Metronidazole Related Compound

Metronidazole antibiotics for the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease, endocarditis, and bacterial vaginosis. It works well against dracunculiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and amebiasis.


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What type of bacteria does metronidazole treat?

The nitroimidazole antibiotic metronidazole has a narrow spectrum of action that includes a variety of protozoans as well as the majority of Gram-negative and Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria.

What is the therapeutic use of metronidazole?

Metronidazole is now used to treat Bacteroides, Fusobacteria, and Clostridia infections, as well as rosacea, oral and dental infections, bone and joint infections, gynecologic infections, endocarditis, septicemia, and respiratory tract infections.

Is metronidazole used for a UTI?

Ampicillin is an efficient, safe, and well-tolerated treatment for G. vaginalis UTI. In comparison, while oral metronidazole is effective, there is no safe and well-tolerated medication for the same problem.