Garymet Metronidazole Tablet

Garymet (Metronidazole) Tablet

 

Composition

Each Garymet Tablet contains 200mg Metronidazole B.P

 

Indication

Garymet is indicated for the treatment of all forms of amoebiasis, urogenital trichomoniasis, gardiasis, acute ulcerative gingivitis and aerobically infected leg ulcers, pressure sores, and acute dental infections.

 

Dosage

The following doses and treatment duration are recommended.

INDICATION DURATION OF
TREATMENT
(DAYS)
ADULT AND CHILDREN OVER 10 YEARS 7 TO 10 YEARS 3 TO 7 YEARS 1 TO 3 YEARS
AMOEBIASIS 5 – 10 2 – 4 (200mg) three times
daily (8 hourly)
1-2 (200mg) three
times daily (8 hourly)
1-2 (200mg) two
times daily (12 hourly)
½ -1 (200mg) three
times daily (8 hourly)
GARDIASIS 3 or 5 10 (200mg) once daily or
2 (200mg) three times daily (8 hourly)
5 (200mg) once daily or 1 (200mg) three daily (8 hourly) 3½  (200mg) once daily
or 1 (200mg) two times
daily (12 hourly)
2½ (200mg) once daily or ½ (200mg) three times daily (8 hourly)
Trichomoniasis and
bacteria vaginosis
1 or 7 10 (200mg) once or
3-5 (200mg) two or three times daily
½ (200mg) three times daily (8 hourly) ½ (200mg) two times
(12 hourly)
¼ (200mg) three time daily (8 hourly)
Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis and acute dental
infection
3 200mg three times daily (8 hourly) ½ (200mg) three times
daily (8 hourly)
½ (200mg) two times
daily (12 hourly)
¼ (200mg) three times
daily (8 hourly)
Most anaerobic
bacteria infection
7 Initial dose 4 (200mg)
followed by 2 (200mg)
three times daily
Initial dose 2 (200mg)
followed by 1 (200mg
three times daily
Initial dose 2 (200mg)
followed by 1 (200mg)
three times daily
Initial dose 1 (200mg) followed by ½ (200mg)
three times daily

 

Precaution

Tablet should be swallowed whole with water. Garymet should not be taken on empty stomach. Patients should avoid alcohol during treatment.

 

Contra-Indication

Garymet is contra indicated in patients who are hypertensive to nitro-imidazole antibiotics and chronic alcohol dependence.

 

Side Effects

Side effect of Garymet includes nausea, vomiting furred tongue and gastrointestinal upset, headaches, drowsiness. Skin rashes and pruritis have been reported.

 

Presentation

Garymet tablets are presented in containers of 1000’s and blister pack of 10 x 10 tablets.

 

Storage

Store below 30oC, protect from light.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.

 

Manufactured by

AGARY PHARMACEUTICAL LIMITED

Plot C39A, Amuwo-Odofin, Commercial Scheme,

Along Alakoso Avenue, Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos, Nigeria.

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