Methronidazole

Metronidazole

Description

Metronidazole is an anti-infectious drug belonging to the pharmacotherapeutic group of nitroimidazole derivatives, which have effect mainly on strict anaerobes. This effect is probably caused by interaction with DNS and different metabolites.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Metronidazole
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
Metronidazole
D Dermatologicals → D06 Antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for dermatological use → D06B Chemotherapeutics for topical use → D06BX Other chemotherapeutics
Metronidazole
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G01 Gynecological antiinfectives and antiseptics → G01A ANTIINFECTIVES AND ANTISEPTICS, EXCL. COMBINATIONS WITH CORTICOSTEROIDS → G01AF Imidazole derivatives
Metronidazole
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01X Other antibacterials → J01XD Imidazole derivatives
Metronidazole
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P01 Antiprotozoals → P01A Agents against amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases → P01AB Nitroimidazole derivatives

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