What is Trichozole (Metronidazole) used for?
Trichozole (Metronidazole) is an oral antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of a large variety of bacterial infections including infections affecting the lungs, blood, respiratory tract, abdomen, bones, skin, or intestines. The medication destroys or prevents the reproduction of bacteria cells allowing the immune system to control or destroy the infection. Your doctor may prescribe it to be used along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Trichozole (Metronidazole)?
Trichozole (Metronidazole) should be used according to your doctor`s directions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet administered once or twice daily for a period of medicine lasting one or two weeks, but your individual directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a large glass of water and a meal to prevent nausea. Never stop taking the medicine before being instructed to do so, even if you symptoms seem to have disappeared, as the infection may not be gone and can return stronger or more resistant to treatment. Avoid changing the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Trichozole (Metronidazole)?
Some patients using Trichozole (Metronidazole) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are confusion, trouble concentrating, painful urination, intense diarrhoea that is bloody or watery, numbness or tingling sensations, fever, flu symptoms, severe skin rashes, or seizures. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary changes are made to your dosage or frequency of administration to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Trichozole (Metronidazole) should not be used by patients who are allergic to metronidazole or who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also disclose if you have a brain or spinal cord disease, porphyrias, hepatic encephalopathy, or decreased liver function. These conditions may lead to unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Trichozole (Metronidazole) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Trichonozole (Metronidazole) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.