Treatment and prevention of infections caused by pathogens susceptible to metronidazole (mainly anaerobic bacteria).
Treatment effective in cases of:
– Infections of the central nervous system (including brain abscess, meningitis);
– Infections of the lungs and pleura (including necrotizing pneumonia, aspiration pneumonia, lung abscess);
– Infections of the digestive tract and abdominal cavity, including peritonitis, liver abscess, infection after surgery for colon or rectum, purulent lesions of abdominal or pelvic cavity;
– Gynecological infections (including endometritis after cesarean section or hysterectomy, childbed fever, septic abortion);
– Infections of upper respiratory tract and oral cavity (including angina Simanovskoho Plauta-Vincent)
– Infections of bones and joints (including osteomyelitis);
– Gas gangrene;
– Septicemia with thrombophlebitis.
When mixed aerobic and anaerobic infections, the medicament should be used in addition to appropriate antibiotic treatment aerobic infections.
Prophylactic always shown before surgery with a high risk of anaerobic infections (intra-abdominal and gynecological before operations).
Hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other nitroimidazolnyh derivatives or to any excipient of the drug.