Virtual Medical Centre states that Metrogyl is a brand name for metronidazole and is used to treat bacterial infections, including bacterial vaginosis and peptic ulcer disease caused by helicobacter pylori. Metrogyl interferes with the DNA synthesis of bacteria.Continue Reading
Metrogyl has the side effects of diarrhea, nausea, and a metallic taste in the mouth. More adverse reactions include allergy, fever, headache, vomiting, dizziness and tongue inflammation.
The recommended Metrogyl dosage for adults is typically 200 to 400 milligrams every 8 to 12 hours, with a maximum dose of up to 4 grams a daily. For children, the recommended dose is 5 milligrams per kilogram of body weight every 8 hours. Metrogyl can also be given rectally, with altered dosing for that method.Learn more about Medications & Vitamins