metronidazole : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
- Another therapy consists of a gel that contains an antimicrobial called metronidazole.
- A special panel has concluded that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori causes ulcers and can be wiped out by a combination of drugs such as tetracycline, metronidazole and amoxicillin.
- Flagyl (chemical name: metronidazole), synthesized by France's Rhne-Poulenc laboratories, is the first effective trichomonacide taken by mouth; it gets into the bloodstream .