Metronidazole is the generic version of the popular antibiotic drug, Flagyl. This antibacterial drug is actually very effective in treating bacterial infection that it is highly recommended and frequently prescribed by doctors to patients that have serious infections such as urinary tract infection, acute otitis media, and trichomoniasis just to name a few. In fact, this antibiotic drug is not only useful in treating bacterial infections, but it also has the capacity to treat infections that are protozoan in nature such as amoebiasis and giardiasis.
In the past, generic medications where sort of snubbed upon because many generic drugs back then were, sadly, inferior in nature. This is because generic manufacturers tried to cut cost during production in order to increase their profit. However, metronidazole is different as this generic antibiotic drug is a prescription drug which means it is meant to be strong and effective, otherwise, no one will even bother buying.
Metronidazole is actually manufactured using the exact same ingredients as its branded and more expensive brethren. This means that the overall effect of both generic and branded drug should just be the same. The basic difference of both drugs will simply be the manufacturing process, quality control, and of course, metronidazole price. It is without doubt that the metronidazole price will be a fraction of that of Flagyl as generic medication has always been made to be affordable. Continue reading