Metronidazole (METROCARE) 5 mg/mL (500 mg/100 mL) Solution for I.V. Infusion is a almost colorless or pale yellow solution.
Each mL contains
Metronidazole … 5 mg
In 0.8% saline solution
Dosage form: Solution for I.V. Infusion
Packaging available: Polypropylene Bottle x 100 mL (Box of 1’s)
Indications & Dosage
Indicated in adults and children when oral medication is not possible for the following indications:
– The prophylaxis of postoperative infections due to sensitive anaerobic bacteria particularly species of Bacteroides and anaerobic Streptococci, during abdominal, gynaecological gastrointestinal or colorectal surgery which carries a high risk of occurrence of this type of infection. The solution may also be used in combination with an antibiotic active against aerobic bacteria.
– The treatment of severe intraabdominal and gynaecological infections in which sensitive anaerobic bacteria particularly Bacteriodes and anaerobic Streptococci have been identified or are suspected to be the cause.
Dosage and Administration
Method of Administration
Metronidazole 500mg/100ml Intravenous Infusion should be infused intravenously at an approximate rate of 5 ml/minute (or one bag infused over 20 to 60 minutes). Oral medication should be substituted as soon as feasible.
See insert for complete information
EURO-CARE PRODUCTS PHILIPPINES
Tinio St., San Nicolas,
Gapan City, Nueva Ecija
AGLOBAL CARE, INC.
Unit 6, 2nd Flr., 8467 Nassons Bldg., West Service Road,
South Super Highway, Parañaque City
SHIJIAZHAUNG NO.4 PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.