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Antibioticmetronidazole
DescriptionAn antiprotozoal used in amebiasis, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, and as a treponemacide in livestock. It has also been proposed as a radiation sensitizer for hypoxic cells. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985, p133), this substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen (Merck, 11th ed).
SynonymsFlagyl   Metrogel-vaginal   Noritate
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D00409
ChEBI ID: CHEBI: 46557