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Meterkem Information

Meterkem Benefits & Uses

Meterkem is used to treat the following -

Meterkem Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Meterkem


Meterkem Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Meterkem is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache सामान्य
  3. Dry Mouth Mild
  4. Metallic taste in mouth
  5. Skin redness
  6. Skin Burning
  7. Sensation of Stinging
  8. Vaginal inflammation
  9. Erythema
  10. Contact Dermatitis Moderate
  11. Depression Moderate
  12. Vaginal discharge
  13. Influenza like symptoms
  14. Abdominal Pain Mild
  15. Dizziness Mild
  16. Skin irritation
  17. Agitation
  18. Blurred vision
  19. Fever Severe
  20. Constipation Severe
  21. Loss of appetite
  22. Convulsion
  23. Vaginal Irritation

Meterkem Related Warnings

Is the use of Meterkem safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Meterkem safely.


Is the use of Meterkem safe during breastfeeding?

Meterkem may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Meterkem, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.


What is the effect of Meterkem on the Kidneys?

Meterkem may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Meterkem on the Liver?

Meterkem may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Meterkem on the Heart?

Meterkem may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Meterkem with Other Drugs

Meterkem should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Meterkem Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Meterkem unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Diabetes
  5. Peripheral Neuropathy
  6. Calcium Deficiency
  7. Potassium Deficiency
  8. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Frequently asked Questions about Meterkem

Is this Meterkem habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Meterkem has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Meterkem, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Meterkem only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Meterkem is not used to treat mental disorders.


Meterkem Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Meterkem

Taking Meterkem with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Meterkem

Taking Meterkem with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.


Meterkem से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Meterkem be taken with ofloxacin?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Meterkem and ofloxacin can be taken at the same time. There is no drug interaction found between them.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Meterkem?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS, General Physician

Meterkem is a brand name of metronidazole. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called nitroimidazoles. It has anti-amoebic and anti-protozoal property. It is available in different forms such as tablets, capsules, suspensions, and creams. It is used to treat amoebic and protozoal infections.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Meterkem without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

Meterkem is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to consume this medicine if you don't require it.

सवाल 10 months पहले

Is Meterkem carcinogenic?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Meterkem may be carcinogenic (cancer-causing) if taken beyond prescribed dosage. As per FDA reports, it has shown cancer-causing properties in rats and mice in clinical trials. Therefore, take this medicine strictly as per instructions and do not use it unnecessarily.

सवाल almost 1 year पहले

Does Meterkem treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

No, Meterkem cannot be used in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). This is because Meterkem is effective but is found to be badly-tolerated in patients suffering from urinary tract infections (UTI).

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  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 850-851