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Dr. Timothy Wilt
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more


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Can children take Flagyl?

Can children take Flagyl?

Yes: Flagyl is typically prescribed for parasitic infections. It comes in pill form and has to be crushed or compounded into liquid if a child can not swallow pills. ...Read more

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Who should not take Flagyl?

Flagyl: "Flagyl Tablets is contraindicated in patients with a prior history of hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other nitroimidazole derivatives.In patients with trichomoniasis, Flagyl Tablets is contraindicated during the first trimester of pregnancy. Do not administer metronidazole to patients who have taken disulfiram within the last two weeks." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/flagyl.html ...Read more

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Does Flagyl last long for sex?

Does Flagyl last long for sex?

Metronidazole: This drug can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas infections, but have no idea what you are asking about duration of activity for sex. Please rephrase your question and ask again. ...Read more

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What is the halflife of flagyl?

Halflife = 6-8 hours: The average elimination half-life of Metronidazole is reported as 6-7 hours in some studies, but is more commonly reported as 7-8 hours. The half-life can be affected by age, kidney insufficiency, and/or liver damage. The half-life of Metronidazole is much longer in children, and has been reported as 22-109 hours in newborns. ...Read more

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What is Flagyl tablets used for?

Antibiotic: Usually use to treat colon infection such as diverticulitis or c diff colitis. ...Read more

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How long does Flagyl stay in your system?

How long does Flagyl stay in your system?

40 hours: The half life (time for elimination of half the drug) of Metronidazole or Flagyl is 8 hours. Total elimination occurs after 5 half lives from the last dose. Therefore for Metronidazole all drug would be eliminated 40 hours after the last dose. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more