Numet 400

Numet 400

Metronidazole 400mg

Antiprotozoal Agents

Composition:

Numet 400Tablet: Each Tablet Contains 400mg Metronidazole

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Numet 400

Metronidazole 400mg

Antiprotozoal Agents

Composition:

Numet 400Tablet: Each Tablet Contains 400mg Metronidazole

Indication:

Numet 400  is primarily used to treat: bacterial vaginosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, pseudomembranous colitis, aspiration pneumonia, rosacea (topical), fungating wounds (topical), intra-abdominal infections, lung abscess, periodontitis, amoebiasis, oral infections, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and infections caused by susceptible anaerobic organisms such as Bacteroides, Fusobacterium, Clostridium, Peptostreptococcus, and Prevotella species.

It is also often used to eradicate Helicobacter pylori along with other drugs and to prevent infection in people recovering from surgery.

Dosage & Administration:

Oral route of administration.

Numet tablets should be swallowed with water (not chewed). It is recommended that the tablets be taken during or after a meal.

Prophylaxis against anaerobic infection: Chiefly in the context of abdominal (especially colorectal) and gynecological surgery.

Adults:

400 mg 8 hourly during 24 hours immediately preceding operation followed by postoperative intravenous or rectal administration until the patient is able to take tablets.

Children:

Children < 12 years: 20-30mg/kg as a single dose given 1-2 hours before surgery

Newborns with a gestation age < 40 weeks: 10mg/kg body weight as a single dose before operation

Anaerobic infections: The duration of a course of Numet treatment is about 7 days but it will depend upon the seriousness of the patient’s condition as assessed clinically and bacteriologically.

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