Tag Archives: Metronidazole

Nitroimidazoles: metronidazole, tinidazole – recent succinct overview

Guest post: Dr Rod Givney, Pathology North Microbiologist.   How well do you know these commonly used drugs, their pros and cons?  Here is an up-to-date overview prepared for our advanced trainee tutorial series. Nitroimidazoles overview 2017 Givney.

Metronidazole IV in short supply til late May-(Australian advice)

Useful information sheet on alternatives from NCAS. N.B. oral bioavailability of metronidazole is high.  Previously published ANZ anaerobe susceptibility data will be re-published on AIMED soon.