Metronidazole Oral Suspension (box of 1 bottle)
Metronidazole Oral Suspension (box of 1 bottle)
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Metronidazole Oral Suspension

Metronidazole Oral Suspension is an antibiotic indicated for severe infections caused by anaerobic bacteria or protozoa. AdvaCare Pharma produces this drug at its ISO/GMP-certified facilities in India, China, and the USA.



What is Metronidazole?

Therapeutic Class:

Active Ingredients: Metronidazole

Metronidazole Oral Suspension is used to treat serious infections caused by anaerobic bacteria or protozoa. This drug is prescribed to treat infections in many parts of the body, like the gastrointestinal tract, bones, joints, and nervous system. It is also used with other medicines to treat H. pylori infection

Metronidazole is also used as prophylaxis to prevent infection certain for patients undergoing colorectal surgery. This medication is approved for use in adults, children, and newborns (over 40 weeks gestation).

Metronidazole is broad-spectrum nitroimidazole with antibiotic, amebicide, and antiprotozoal properties. Though its exact mechanism of action is unknown, it is known to work by inhibiting nucleic acid synthesis. Metronidazole shows activity against gram-negative anaerobic bacteria, gram-positive anaerobic bacteria, and protozoa.

AdvaCare Pharma is a trusted global manufacturer and supplier of Metronidazole Oral Suspension. Our medical products are manufactured in our facilities in China, India, and the USA. These production factories are GMP certified and are regularly inspected to ensure they meet health, safety, and environmental standards.

Why are we a quality Metronidazole manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma, a GMP-compliant pharmaceutical company, specializes in the manufacture of Metronidazole Suspension and other high-quality pharmaceutical medicines in suspension form. Our manufacturing facilities' strategic placement ensures full control over the supply chain, ensuring enhanced product quality and decreased costs for transport and import. Metronidazole Oral Suspension is a part of our extensive catalog of products that are available for global distribution.


What is Metronidazole used for?

It's used to treat certain anaerobic bacterial infections, such as

  • intra-abdominal infection (including peritonitis)
  • skin and skin structure infections
  • gynecologic infections (including endometritis)
  • bacterial septicemia
  • bone and joint infections, as adjuvant therapy
  • central nervous system infections (including meningitis)
  • lower respiratory tract infection (including pneumonia)
  • endocarditis

Metronidazole is also used as prophylaxis for contaminated or potentially contaminated bowel surgery.

How is Metronidazole Oral Suspension used?

This medication has been manufactured as a powder, which must be mixed in water before oral consumption.

After reconstitution, the suspension should be stored in a tightly sealed bottle to ensure its potency in a room below 30°C

Before reconstitution, Metronidazole Oral Suspension should be stored in a dry and cool environment at room temperature.

What dose should be given?

For general bacterial infections, the usual doses are as follows:

  • adults - 500-750mg, given 3 times a day for 7-10 days.
  • infants and children - 30g/kg per day, divided and given every 8 hours for 7 days.
  • neonates, 7 days and older - 15-30/kg per day, given every 12 hours.
  • neonates, less than 7 days and over 1.2kg - 7.5-15mg/kg per day, given every 12-24 hours.
  • neonates, under 1.2kg - 7.5mg/kg per day, given every 48 hours.

The exact dosage is dependent on medical condition, response to the treatment, age, and weight. Refer to a doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Metronidazole Oral Suspension.

Common side effects include, but may not be limited to:

  • nausea
  • unusual taste
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • thirst
  • loss of appetite
  • tingling sensation

Serious side effects may include:

  • seizures
  • allergic reactions
  • signs of a new infection

For a comprehensive list of all side effects, consult a doctor or pharmacist.

If any symptom persists or gets worse, or if there are any new symptoms, please call your doctor.


Do NOT use Metronidazole Oral Suspension if:

  • You are allergic to metronidazole or any other ingredient.
  • You are pregnant in the first trimester.
  • You have used disulfiram in the last 2 weeks.
  • You are using alcohol or propylene glycol products.

Metronidazole can cause unusual results with certain lab tests.

Do not drink alcohol or consume food or medicines that contain propylene glycol while you are taking metronidazole.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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