Metronidazole for treatment of gastric ulcer

Preparation Metronidazole in the ulcer provides a depressant effect not only on Helicobacter pylori bacteria, but also has antiprotozoal properties against pathogens of dysbacteriosis. The drug of a wide spectrum of action eliminates the development of inflammatory reactions in the mucosa of the digestive organ. Antibacterial effect is characterized by the ability of the drug to interrupt the oxygen exchange of pathogenic microorganisms, thereby destroying their structure.

The main active ingredient Metronidazole in gastric ulcer, accumulating in the mucous epithelium, secretes a neutralizing agent against the harmful microorganisms of the main systematic groups. With prolonged use of the drug, the DNA bonds of pathogenic bacteria are destroyed. This makes it possible to successfully treat acid-dependent diseases of the digestive tract without the transition of pathology into a chronic form and the occurrence of frequent relapses.

In complex therapy with other antibacterial agents, Metronidazole with peptic ulcer is used for the complete destruction of Helicobacter pylori. And at the moment it is this microbe recognized as the main reason for the formation of erosive defects in the mucosal epithelium of the stomach.

How to take Metronidazole with an ulcer?

Metronidazole is usually prescribed for oral administration in the form of a tablet drug in case of gastric ulcer, although in certain severe cases the drug is administered intravenously via a dropper. The active substance of the preparation has a high absorption coefficient, both in the food canal and in the bloodstream. The maximum concentration of the drug is reached in 30-45 minutes, and the duration of the therapeutic effect persists for 5-6 hours. Metronidazole penetrates well into ulcerative foci, overcoming biological barriers, where it exhibits high therapeutic activity.

Antibacterial drug Metronidazole with an ulcer is always prescribed in combination with the antibiotic Amoxicillin. The treatment regimen is usually designed for 14 days, in individual cases, after a weekly break, the doctor can prescribe an additional course of antibacterial therapy for another 2 weeks. In all circumstances, the dosage of the drug is always the same - 2 tablets of 500 mg 3 times a day, regardless of the complex of medicines.

Warning! In the process of improper unauthorized use of a pharmacological preparation, undesirable negative reactions, such as a painful sensation in the epigastric zone, a vomiting reflex and pain in the epigastric region, may occur.

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