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Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Metronidazole

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Metropen Information

Metropen Benefits & Uses

Metropen is used to treat the following -

Metropen 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 Metropen


Metropen Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
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  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

Metropen Related Warnings

Is the use of Metropen safe for pregnant women?

There is no side effect of Metropen for pregnant women.


Is the use of Metropen safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Metropen. Stop taking Metropen immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Metropen on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Metropen rarely affect the [Organ].


What is the effect of Metropen on the Liver?

Metropen has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Metropen on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Metropen on [Organ] have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Metropen with Other Drugs

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

Metropen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metropen 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 Metropen

Is this Metropen habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Metropen.

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

After taking Metropen, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Metropen can make you drowsy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Metropen only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Metropen is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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Metropen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Metropen

Taking Metropen with food does not harm your health.


Interaction between Alcohol and Metropen

Consuming Metropen with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


Metropen से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 7 months पहले

Can I discontinue Metropen on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

Discontinuation of Metropen on your own can cause unwanted side effects. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

सवाल 3 months पहले

Is Metropen used to treat diarrhea?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

No, Metropen is not used directly to treat diarrhea. However, it is used to treat the symptoms of giardiasis (intestinal infection) such as dehydration from diarrhea.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I take Metropen without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

Metropen 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 about 2 months पहले

Is Metropen carcinogenic?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Metropen 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 7 months पहले

How to take Metropen?

Dr Ravi Udawat MBBS, General Physician

Metropen can be taken orally preferably after a light meal. This medicine can applied topically also. Duration, of course, will vary according to the severity of bacterial/protozoal infection.


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