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Metronidazole Drug Interactions

A total of 396 drugs (1642 brand and generic names) are known to interact with metronidazole.

  • 8 major drug interactions (23 brand and generic names)
  • 188 moderate drug interactions (964 brand and generic names)
  • 200 minor drug interactions (655 brand and generic names)

Show all medications in the database that may interact with metronidazole.

Check for interactions with metronidazole

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Common medications checked in combination with metronidazole

metronidazole alcohol/food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food interactions with metronidazole

metronidazole disease Interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with metronidazole which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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