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What is Flagyl IV?

Flagyl IV is the brand name of an antibiotic containing the active ingredient metronidazole in an injectable formulation. It used to treat or prevent serious infections caused by susceptible bacteria and protozoa (like amoeba, giardia, tracoma). It works by disrupting the bacterial and protozoal DNA structure so that the infecting organism dies.

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