Metrobactin tablets are used for the treatment of gastrointestinal tract infections caused by Giardia spp. and Clostridia spp. (i.e. C. perfringens or C. difficile). Metrobactin tablets are also used in the treatment of infections of the urogenital tract, oral cavity, throat and skin caused by obligate anaerobic bacteria (e.g. Clostridia spp.) susceptible to metronidazole.
Do not use in case of hepatic disorders.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
Use during pregnancy and lactation:
Studies in laboratory animals have shown inconsistent results with regard to teratogenic/embryotoxic effects of metronidazole. Therefore, use of this product during pregnancy is not recommended.
Metronidazole is excreted in milk and use during lactation is therefore not recommended.
Amounts to be administered and administration route:
Please follow dosage instructions provided by your vet.
For oral administration.
The recommended dose is 50 mg metronidazole per kg body weight per day, for 5 to 7 days. The daily dose may be divided equally for twice daily administration (i.e. 25 mg/kg body weight twice daily).
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