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Metronidazole Tablet Rx

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Product Description

Metronidazole Tablets are antibiotics that are especially powerful in treating anaerobic infections. It offers anti-inflammatory characteristics in the large intestine. It is also an impressively effective anti-diarrheal.
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Who is Metronidazole Tablet for?

For use in cats and dogs.

Why use Metronidazole Tablet?

Metronidazole is an effective treatment for:
  • Periodontal disease
  • Giardia
  • Some diarrheal disorders
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

How does Metronidazole Tablet work?

Metronidazole is useful on anaerobic infections. It has anti-inflammatory benefits in the large intestines, and it is an anti-diarrheal for certain diseases.


Cadila, Watson Pharmaceuticals or other generic brand

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How is Metronidazole Tablet sold?

Single tablets

What are the side effects of Metronidazole Tablet?

If your pet exhibits any of the following signs of an allergic reaction, seek emergency veterinary attention.
  • Swollen throat
  • Swollen tongue
  • Swollen lips
  • Swollen face
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hives
Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet exhibits signs of the following potentially serious reactions:
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Watery diarrhea
  • Sores on the lips or in the mouth
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Seizures
Continue administering metronidazole and speak to your veterinarian if your pet has any of the following less serious reactions:
  • Swollen tongue
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Cough
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of balance
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea

What special precautions are there?

  • Avoid or use with caution (in reduced doses) in animals with liver or kidney disease.
  • Do not administer to young kittens or puppies.
  • This medication caused birth defects in laboratory tested animals. Avoid administering to pregnant animals, particularly in the first trimester.
  • A certain level of this medication is excreted through breast milk and should not be administered to lactating animals.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your closest pet hospital.

How can I store Metronidazole Tablet?

Store at room temperature away from moisture and excessive heat.

Helpful Tips:

Administer this medication for the entire prescribed course of treatment. Do not administer larger amounts or administer for longer than recommended.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.


Used as prescribed by your vet.

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