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Flagyl

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What is Flagyl?
Flagyl is a type of antibiotic medication used for treating anaerobic bacteria conditions. The medication is made from the metronidazole active ingredient and is used in treating a number of different infections. In most cases, Flagyl is used for treating protozoal infections which include amebiasis and trichomoniasis. Other common conditions include abdominal infections, skin infections, gynecologic infections and CNS infections. Over the years, Flagyl has been an effective treatment used in treating certain bacterial infections.

What is the Recommended Dosage of Flagyl?
The amount of dosage for each individual person will vary greatly as it depends on their personal health factor and the severity of the infection. For people who are highly infected; it would require a higher dose as that's how Flagyl achieves the highest possible category of effectiveness. You should never use the medication on your own as this is completely unsafe for the patient. Another thing is you need to avoid using alcohol when you are taking medications such as Flagyl.

What are the Side Effects of Flagyl?
The use of Flagyl should be administered carefully as it does come with several side effects. The possibility of you experiencing the side effects is not predominant, but there is always that risk you are taking when using Flagyl. If you do experience any side effects in using Flagyl, you should immediately contact the local hospital or clinic to get information on what to do next. The following are some of the side effects of Flagyl:
• Headaches, insomnia, dizziness, depression, ataxia
• Skin conditions, itchiness, fever, cystitis, dysuria, polyuria
• Leucopenia, thrombocytopenia, nausea, vomiting, anorexia
• Fainting, neuropathy, weakness, hearing loss, disorientation

What are the Contraindications of Flagyl?
If you are sensitive to the ingredients of Flagyl or if you have any allergic reactions to its active ingredients, you should not even think about using Flagyl. The active ingredient found in Flagyl is metronidazole, so make sure that you are not allergic or hypersensitive to it. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use Flagyl as it could be harmful for the baby. By taking the necessary precautions, you should be safe in using Flagyl.
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