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Who should not take metronidazole injection?

You should not take metronidazole injection if you are allergic to metronidazole. Also, if you have Crohn's disease or blood, liver or kidney disease, ask your doctor about the risks of taking this medicine. You may wish to avoid this drug if you are pregnant. You also may not wish to use this drug if you are breast-feeding; metronidazole can pass to a nursing infant through breast milk.

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