Where and how it should be used Metformin

Common indications: Type 2 diabetes mellitus, as first choice medication for control of blood glucose, used alone or in combination with other oral hypoglycaemic drugs (e.g. sulphonylureas) or insulin. Prescription: Metformin is only available for oral administration. Gastrointestinal adverse effects of metformin are usually transient and are best tolerated if metformin is started at a low dose […]

Where and how it should be used Metronidazole

Common indications: Treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria in: 1. Antibiotic-associated colitis caused by Clostridium difficile, which is a Gram-positive anaerobe. 2.Oral infections (such as dental abscess) or aspiration pneumonia caused by Gram-negative anaerobes from the mouth. 3.Surgical and gynaecological infections caused by Gram-negative anaerobes from the colon, for example Bacteroides fragilis. 4. Also effective […]