16 Nov 2010
Flagyl is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of different infections. Regular (short-acting) Flagyl capsules and tablets are approved to treat the following:
* Trichomoniasis (a sexually transmitted infection caused by a parasite)
* Certain infections, such as amebic dysentery or amebic liver abscess, caused by ameba (a certain type of parasite)
* Various infections caused by anaerobic bacteria (bacteria that do not need oxygen to survive), including infections of the:
Abdomen; Skin; Blood; Bones or joints; Female reproductive tract; Central nervous system, including the brain - Lungs; Heart.
For bladder infections it is recommended to seek medical advice, take care & be well.
- Flagyl Information for Consumers
- Flagyl Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Flagyl (detailed)
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