FIONDAZOL is an antibiotic effective against anaerobic bacteria and certain parasites. Anaerobic bacteria are single-celled, living organisms that thrive in environments in which there is little oxygen (anaerobic environments). Anaerobic bacteria can cause disease in the abdomen (bacterial peritonitis), liver (liver abscess), and pelvis (abscess of the ovaries and the Fallopian tubes).
Prophylaxis of postoperative anaerobic bacterial infections
Adult: 500 mg shortly before operation and repeated 8 hrly. Alternatively, 15 mg/kg infused over 30-60 min and completed approx 1 hr before surgery, followed by 7.5 mg/kg infused over 30-60 min at 6 and 12 hr after the initial dose.
Anaerobic bacterial infections
Adult: 500 mg infused as 100 mL of a 5 mg/mL soln at 5 mL/min 8 hrly. Alternatively, 15 mg/kg infused over 1 hr, followed by 7.5 mg/kg infused over 1 hr 6 hrly. Max: 4 g/day. Substitute oral therapy as soon as possible. Child: 7.5 mg/kg 8 hrly.
Each 100 ml contains Metronidazole 500 mg
Box, 1 Bottle @ 100 ml