Metronidazole Top. Pharmacology

Metronidazole Top.

About Metronidazole Top.
A nitroimidazole antibiotic, Antiprotozoal and anti-bacterial.
Mechanism of Action of Metronidazole Top.
Metronidazole is nitro imidazoles which have broad spectrum cidal activity against Protozoa and some anaerobic bacteria. Its selective toxicity to anaerobic microbes involves 1. Drug enters the cell by diffusion, 2. Nitro group of drug is reduced by redox proteins present only in anaerobic organisms to reactive nitro radical which exerts cytotoxic action by damaging DNA and other critical biomolecules. 3. DNA helix destabilization & strand breakage has been observed.
Pharmacokinets of Metronidazole Top.
Absorption: Absorption after topical administration is minimal.
Onset of Action for Metronidazole Top.
Duration of Action for Metronidazole Top.
Half Life of Metronidazole Top.
8 hours.
Side Effects of Metronidazole Top.
1.Skin irritation
Contra-indications of Metronidazole Top.
1.Hypersensitivity to the drug
Special Precautions while taking Metronidazole Top.
1.Avoid exposure to strong sunlight or UV light
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Metronidazole Top.
1.Acne rosacea
Interactions for Metronidazole Top.
Typical Dosage for Metronidazole Top.
Acute inflammatory exacerbations of acne rosacea:Apply thinly once or twice daily for 8 - 9 weeks.
Inflammatory papules, pustules and erythema of acne rosacea:apply twice daily for 3 - 4 months
Schedule of Metronidazole Top.
Storage Requirements for Metronidazole Top.
Store in a well closed container in a cool dark place. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Metronidazole Top.
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Metronidazole Top.
Treatment is supportive & symptomatic.

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