Who should take metronidazole?

Metronidazole is intended for people who have infections caused by susceptible bacteria or protozoa. It can be effective in adults and children for infections in many tissues of the body. Metronidazole is effective against many anaerobic bacteria, which are the organisms that can cause abscesses.

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