Metronidazole Tablet (Rx)

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Metronidazole Tablet (Rx)
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Medication information

What is Metronidazole?

Metronidazole is an antibiotic medication prescribed to cats and dogs to treat diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and other bacterial and protozoal infections caused by parasites, including giardia. It’s most commonly used to treat infections of the digestive tract, but can be used for other infections as well.

What does Metronidazole treat?

Conditions that Metronidazole treats include:

  • Diarrhea caused by bacterial infections and parasites
  • Protozoal infections such as giardia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colitis
  • Oral and dental infections

How is Metronidazole given?

Give Metronidazole to pets orally according to the vet’s instructions. 

Who is Metronidazole for?

Dogs and cats

What are the active ingredients of Metronidazole?

The active ingredient is metronidazole.

This is the generic for Flagyl.

What are the possible side effects of Metronidazole?

The most common side effects in pets include diarrhea, vomiting, regurgitation, excessive salivation (drooling), decreased appetite, and fatigue. It may also cause neurological side effects, especially at high doses or for extended use. Contact your veterinarian if you notice any of these side effects or any other side effect you’re concerned about: lack of muscle control or coordination, tremors, seizures, and eye twitching. 

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