All the Therapeutic System Drugs
Antibacterial, Antiprotozoal. Metronidazole 250 mg, 40 mg/ml (benzoate). ORAL TABS: 20 x 250 mg.
ORAL SUSP: 120 ml x 125 mg/5 ml.
Amoebiasis (intest. and hepat.) for
systemic and contact action: 1.5 to 2.0 g
dly. for 5-7 days. Child: 40-50 mg/kg
bdy. wt. dly. Giardiasis: 2 tabs. dly.
Child under 10: (accord. to age) 250-375
mg dly. for 5 days.
Macrolide. Azithromycin 250 mg. TABS: 6. 2 tabs (500 mg) dly for 3 days.
The same total dose may be given over
5 days, with 2 tabs (500 mg) on day 1
and 1 tab (250 mg) dly on days 2-5. All
to be taken 1 hr. bef. or 2 hrs. aft. food.
Infects. caused by suscept. organ in
lower respir. tract, otit. med., upper
respir. tract, skin and soft tissue,
uncomplicat. genital infects. due to
chlamydia trachomat. or due to nonmultiresist.
neisseria gonorrh. Concur.
infect. with triponema palidum should
C/I: Allerg. reacts to comp. or macrolide
antibiotics. See lit.