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The Metrogyl Injection: Faster Recovery, Better Health!

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Metrogyl Injection, containing metronidazole as its active ingredient, has carved a niche for itself in the medical field. Renowned for its antimicrobial properties, metronidazole is effective against a wide spectrum of bacteria and parasites. The injection form ensures a swift delivery of the medication, making it an ideal choice for those in need of immediate and potent treatment.


The Metrogyl Injection: Faster Recovery, Better Health!
The Metrogyl Injection: Faster Recovery, Better Health!

Uses of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

  • Metrogyl injection is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the brain, stomach, skin, heart, lungs, liver, bone, intestines, vagina.
  • It is also used for the prevention of pre-or-post operative infections.

Contraindications of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

If you are allergic to metronidazole, to similar medicine (imidazole derivatives) or other ingredients of Metrogyl injection.

Side effects of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

  • Injection site reactions
  • Altered taste
  • Dry mouth
  • Muscle pain
  • Inflammation of the tongue, lips, mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML


Q: Can I take Metrogyl injection during pregnancy?
A: Due to lack of safety information, it is preferable to avoid the use of Metrogyl injection during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q: Can I take Metrogyl injection while breastfeeding?
A: Metronidazole passes into breast milk. Thus, your doctor will decide to either discontinue Metrogyl injection or breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over the risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.


Q: Can I drive if I have taken Metrogyl injection?
A: Metrogyl injection may cause dizziness, fits, which may impair your ability to drive. Thus you should avoid driving.


Q: Can I consume alcohol with Metrogyl injection?
A: You must not consume alcohol during treatment with Metrogyl injection & at least after 72 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease or are on dialysis.
  • You had or have a history of fits or epilepsy.
  • You suffer from blood disorders.
  • You suffer from any disorders of the nervous system such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease.
  • You have peripheral neuropathy (abnormal, painful sensations like pins and needles).
  • You are taking this medicine for more than 10 days.
  • You develop any infections after taking this medicine.
  • You are on a controlled sodium diet.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding, your doctor may monitor your health during treatment.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly, you must avoid alcohol during the treatment and at least after 72 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.
  • This medicine may darken your urine.

Mode of Action of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

How Does It Work?

Metrogyl injection works by stopping the growth of pathogens that are responsible for infection by interrupting important physiological processes.
Metrogyl (Metronidazole) Injection
Metrogyl (Metronidazole) Injection

Directions for Use of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

  • Metrogyl injection will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Metrogyl injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of disulfiram (used to treat alcohol addiction) along with Metrogyl injection is not recommended.
  • Concomitant use along with anticoagulants like warfarin may potentiate the anticoagulant effects.
  • Other medicines like fluorouracil, antacids such as cimetidine, fluorouracil to treat cancer, phenytoin or primidone to treat fits or epilepsy should be used with caution.

Storage and disposal of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML

  • Store Metrogyl injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • You should not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Metrogyl 500 MG/100ML


Metrogyl injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, thus the chances of overdose are less because the treatment and the dose will be specific to the patient. However, in case of any discomfort after or during the treatment with this medicine, it should be informed immediately to the doctor.

Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Metrogyl injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your doctor and nurse.
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Second: 180198

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