Metropen 400mg Tablet 10'S

Infection Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Pfizer Limited
M.R.P.: Rs.7.40

What is METROPEN 400MG?

  • METROPEN 400MG contains Metronidazole, which belongs to a group of antibiotic medicines
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What METROPEN 400MG is used for?

It is used to,

  • treat infections of the blood, brain, lung, bones, genital tract, pelvic area, stomach and intestines
  • treat gum ulcers and other dental infections
  • treat infected leg ulcers and pressure sores
  • prevent infections after surgery

Talk to Doctor

Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • have or have ever had a liver problem
  • are having kidney dialysis
  • have a disease of the nervous system
  • METROPEN 400MG should not be taken during pregnancy unless considered necessary
  • It is better not to use this medicine if you are breast-feeding, because small amounts may pass into the mother's milk
  • Consult your doctor for advice
[CHILDADOLESCENTS]
  • Do not drive or use any machines while taking METROPEN 400MG you may feel sleepy, dizzy, confused, see or hear things that are not there (hallucinations), have fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision)

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines such as:

  • medicines used to thin the blood such as warfarin
  • lithium (used to treat mental illness)
  • Phenobarbital or phenytoin (used to treat epilepsy)
  • 5 fluorouracil (used to treat cancer)
  • busulfan for leukemia (cancer of the blood cells)
  • ciclosporin (to prevent the rejection of organs after transplant)
  • disulfiram for alcoholism
  • Always take METROPEN 400MG exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet

If you take more METROPEN 400MG

  • If you take more METROPEN 400MG than you should, tell your doctor or go to your nearest hospital

If you forget to take METROPEN 400MG

  • If you forget to take METROPEN 400MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose  

If you stop taking METROPEN 400MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Very Rare
  • swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing. You could also notice an itchy, lumpy rash (hives) or nettle rash (urticaria)
  • brain disease (encephalopathy).symptoms vary but you might get a fever, stiff neck, headache, see or hear things that aren't there, you might also have problems using your arms and legs, problems with speaking or feel confused
  • skin rashes with blistering, peeling or bleeding of the skin around the lips, eyes, mouth, nose and genitals
  • yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • severe stomach pain which may reach through to your back (pancreatitis)
[COMMON]
[UNCOMMON]
[RARE]
  • fits (convulsions)
  • mental problems such as feeling confused and seeing or hearing things that are not there (hallucinations)
  • problems with your eyesight such as blurred or double vision
  • skin rash or flushing
  • headache
  • darkening of the urine
  • feeling sleepy or dizzy
  • pains in the muscles or joints
  • liver problems
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
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