Metronidazole

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Metronidazole's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

30 mg/kg30 (30)As recommended.IV
15 to 50 mg/kg32 (32.5)As recommended.OralDose very according to condition.
400 mg400 (400)As recommended.POFor 5 to 10 days , frequency could be 2 or 3 times a day.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

7.5 mg/kg7.5 (7.5)8 hourlyIntra Venous-
15 mg/kg15 (15)As recommended.IV InfusionOver 60 mins.Initial then 7.5 mg/kg every 24 hour is given starting 48 hours after initial dose.
7.5 mg/kg7.5 (7.5)8 hourlyOral-

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

7.5 mg/kg7.5 (7.5)8 hourlyIv Infusion
7.5 mg/kg7.5 (7.5)8 hourlyOral

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Metronidazole

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