What Does Flagyl Cure?


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According to RxList, doctors use Flagyl to treat bacterial infections. Some of the conditions treated with this drug include acute intestinal amebiasis, trichomoniasis, lower respiratory tract infections and some bone and joint infections.

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RxList further details that Flagyl dosages range from a single dose once a day treatment to several days of multiple doses a day. Depending on the condition treated, the doctor may suggest a shorter or longer course of treatment. Patients must always take every pill prescribed so that the condition doesn't worsen, and antibiotic resistance doesn't occur. Pregnant women should not take Flagyl in their first trimester of pregnancy.

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