-Hybrid therapy: 7 days IDSA, SHEA, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and SIS Recommendations: -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. -IV: A single prophylactic dose is usually sufficient; if prophylaxis is continued postoperatively, duration should be less than 24 hours. We need to boost the temperature between 86 and 88. Thank you. Now, if they’re not eating, alright? -Most serious anaerobic infections are treated with IV therapy initially. Comments: -Recommended for vulvovaginitis due to T vaginalis in children at least 45 kg and adolescents -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. ** Metronidazole is well tolerated by the elderly, but a pharmacokinetic study suggests cautious use of high dosage regimen in … Comments: as possible. 10 day treatment, that’s it. Applies to the following strengths: 500 mg; 250 mg; 375 mg; 750 mg; 500 mg/100 mL; benzoate; 50 mg/mL; 100 mg/mL, Loading dose: 15 mg/kg IV once as a single dose I’ve seen better results with a 10-day treatment because, God forbid, on the fifth day if something comes to life, on the sixth day, it’s going to get whacked with metronidazole. Everybody’s asking me for it, and they want exact dosages to save your discus, and I completely understand. -Accumulation of metabolites may occur in severe renal dysfunction or ESRD (not on hemodialysis); monitoring for drug-related side effects is recommended. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. -Seven-day regimen: 250 mg orally 3 times a day for 7 consecutive days 2 g orally as a single dose; 3-drug regimen that also includes ceftriaxone or cefixime, PLUS azithromycin or doxycycline (CDC STD guidelines, 2010) -In combination with cefotaxime, recommended for the treatment of necrotizing infections of the skin, fascia, and muscle due to mixed infections -Prophylactic use should be limited to the day of surgery, following the above guidelines; if signs of infection, specimens for culture should be obtained to identify causative organism(s) so that appropriate therapy may be administered. I’m going to thaw some out so you guys see how we do it. Duration of Therapy: Loading dose: 15 mg/kg IV once as a single dose Internally within the United States, yes, we can, not a problem. Comments: When you start seeing that razor-thin forehead, where the eyes are popping out, and it looks like you basically took a piece of clay or dough and pinched it, and that’s what the forehead looks like, that’s your common sense denominator that should tell you, Last thing I want is to have long hair and shipping out white powder. So, my suggestion if there are other fish and only one is showing the symptoms, chances are it’s like a cold. Dose 1 time and leave in the water for 5-7 days. Now, I’m going to take you through the hatchery and I’m going to show you how I feed. -In areas where T vaginalis is prevalent, recommended for recurrent or persistent urethritis in men who have sex with women Comments: I WILL INCORPERATE THIS IN MY HATCHERY,I PRIMARILY USE DRY FOOD AS THEY EAT IT WELL. Uses: For the treatment of serious infections due to susceptible anaerobic bacteria including: Discus Forums > The Amazon Tank > Illness & Medications > Metronidazole and formaldehyde. Here’s the thing about metronidazole that you guys have to understand. -The manufacturer product information should be consulted. Why? This is generally performed at double the "in tank" dose as per amount of water used in this bath. -Recommended as a regimen to treat infection due to Dientamoeba fragilis You don’t have to get too crazy. -Since anaerobic organisms are suspected in the etiology of PID, the addition of this drug should be considered; also effectively treats bacterial vaginosis, which is often associated with PID. Loading dose: 15 mg/kg IV once as a single dose. Just sprinkle it on the top layer. I know that I spoke in the other video about the fact that some people do it every eight hours, and some people do it for 10 days. -Biliary tract: Open procedure; elective, high-risk laparoscopic procedure -If repeat courses are required, an interval of 4 to 6 weeks should elapse between courses and the presence of the trichomonad be reconfirmed by appropriate laboratory testing. AAP Recommendations: UV light is not a problem. Additional information. Other brands: Flagyl, Flagyl IV, Flagyl ER, Flagyl 375, omeprazole, prednisone, pantoprazole, amoxicillin, doxycycline, triamcinolone, metronidazole, azithromycin, ranitidine, cephalexin. -Clarithromycin-based triple therapy: 14 days For them, this is going to be a preventative because my fish got. -Recommended as an alternative regimen for balantidiasis due to Balantidium coli Usual duration of therapy: 7 to 10 days If you know that the lifespan of. You’re going to add 5 grams, we’re going to start the treatment on. -May switch from IV to oral therapy when conditions warrant, based on severity of disease and patient response to IV therapy Subscribe to Drugs.com newsletters for the latest medication news, new drug approvals, alerts and updates. GABE now, and I’m going to do it with the bloodworms as well. You’re going to put it into the– Boy, this is hard. And that’s it. Followed by: 7.5 mg/kg IV infused over 30 to 60 minutes at 6 and 12 hours after the initial dose IS THAT OVERKILL? -With ceftriaxone and azithromycin, recommended as a regimen for sexually transmitted disease (STD) prophylaxis after sexual assault or abuse As the fish improves, a food medicated with 1% metronidazole (I gram per 4 ounces of food) should be given. But if you’re going to feed a week later or a month later with that frozen food, there’s no longer any more metronidazole in that water, because once it comes in contact with the moisture in the beef heart, it’s done for after eight hours, so don’t throw your money away. Internal parasites are usually caused by, . Mild to moderate renal dysfunction: No adjustment recommended. Everybody always asks me the same thing, “What about water changes?” Guess what? -The patient's sexual partner(s) should be treated simultaneously. Guys, I’m telling you, I’m not talking you down. Maximum dose: 500 mg/dose We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information -. Thanks alot for your advice, my question is can I use flagyl that used for humans to treat my discuss? What And How Do We Treat The Whole Thing? -Avoid missing doses and complete the entire course of therapy. Now remember, metronidazole will go only after Hexamita. You can mix it into a cup of water outside of the fish tank, and then pour it right in. -Recommended as an alternative regimen for balantidiasis due to B coli -Colorectal ---If this drug was used for the primary episode, vancomycin should be used for a first recurrence. -Infections of the lower respiratory tract and endocardium may require longer treatment. Every one of them. For them, this is going to be a preventative because my fish got dewormed at least once a week, but this will be to prove to you that they will eat it. Select one or more newsletters to continue. We’re going to walk over to our fish tank, and we’re going to give it to them. Comments: -IV: Redosing may be needed for unusually long procedures. -Treatment of asymptomatic sexual partners: For the simultaneous treatment of asymptomatic sexual partners of treated patients if T vaginalis is present to prevent reinfection of the partner Here’s the tank with some of our wilds, and we have the pellet food, which we coated with their garlic guard and the metronidazole. Last updated on Apr 11, 2019. -Recommended in combination with ceftriaxone and azithromycin: -IV: With vancomycin (oral or rectal), recommended for an initial episode of fulminant CDI, especially if ileus is present Metronidazole Dosage for Dogs and Cats The dosage for metronidazole in dogs and cats varies depending on its intended use and the specifics of a patient’s case. Also, liver and intestinal tissue was preserved in 10% neutral buffered formalin from the same individuals for histopathology. -Infants and children less than 45 kg: 45 mg/kg/day orally in 3 divided doses for 7 days -Hematologic: Total and differential leukocyte counts (before and after oral therapy); CBC (before, during, and after prolonged/repeated IV therapy); CBC in patients with blood dyscrasias (with IV therapy) -The trichomonad can interfere with accurate assessment of abnormal cytological smears; additional smears should be performed after the parasite is eradicated. Now, we’re going to medicate this food because we’re going to use it immediately. -In areas where T vaginalis is prevalent, recommended for recurrent or persistent urethritis in males who have sex with females Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 6 Jan 2021), Cerner Multum™ (updated 4 Jan 2021), ASHP (updated 6 Jan 2021) and others. Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Uses: -Head and neck: Clean-contaminated cancer surgery; other clean-contaminated procedures (excluding tonsillectomy, functional endoscopic sinus procedures) ---Oral: 250 to 500 mg orally 3 times a day THANK YOU FOR THE EXTREMELY HELPFUL INFO ON TREATING YOUR DISCUS, -Bismuth quadruple therapy: 10 to 14 days 500 mg for a 70-kg adult). Prepare the same amount of the API Metronidazole powder using 1 gram for every 20 gallons. Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions. You don’t have to go crazy, too much, whatever falls on the ground, pick it up, fold it right in. Only one guy needs to show it, and then everybody else a week later has it. People in Canada, Metronidazole is illegal, so no, we cannot, all right? AAP Recommendations: -Hysterectomy: Vaginal or abdominal Comments: -Most serious anaerobic infections are treated with IV … Your email address will not be published. AAP Recommendations: is very, very bitter, and if you put too much of it, there’s a chance they may not want to eat it. Metronidazole Dose: 400-600 mg/100 liter for 3 days After this, aquarium water can be completely change or 50% waterchange combined with carbon filtration for at least 24-48 hours. A lot of the phone calls that I get, I always ask, and I know I’ve said it in the other videos, what are you feeding. That’s more than enough. Hemodialysis: If use of this drug cannot be separated from hemodialysis session, a supplemental dose after the hemodialysis session should be considered, depending on clinical situation of patient. is eight hours, you can do your water changes whenever you want eight hours after you add the metronidazole. Second day, same exact treatment. Total treat time is 8 Days. -Infection after animal bite: Preoperative dose: 500 mg IV as a single dose -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. We’re not going to get too intense into the marine biology. -IV: This drug should be started within 60 minutes before surgical incision. Dosage: 1/8 teaspoon per 30 gallons. Metronidazole works by destroying and preventing the creation of DNA in the infecting organisms. Basically, just for showing purposes, that’s why we’re going to do the rest of the video so you guys see how they do eat it. API General Cure is effective against external protozoan parasites such as Oodinium and Spironucleus, Internal protozoa like Hexamita, velvet disease in marine fish, intestinal trematodes, fish lice, skin and gill flukes including dactylogyrus and gyrodactylus. AAP Recommendations: -IV: 22.5 to 40 mg/kg/day IV in 3 or 4 divided doses US CDC Recommendations: -Gynecologic infections (including endometritis, endomyometritis, tubo-ovarian abscess, postsurgical vaginal cuff infection) due to Bacteroides species (including Bacteroides fragilis group [B fragilis, B distasonis, B ovatus, B thetaiotaomicron, B. vulgatus]), Clostridium species, Peptococcus species, Peptostreptococcus species, or Fusobacterium species But do it fresh, because like I told you before, that eight-hour shelf life, if you make up your food, and you wait till next week to feed, whether it’s this or this, it will be useless because the. Reconstitution/preparation techniques: Loading dose: 15 mg/kg IV once as a single dose So follow me on the little journey of feeding. ! Use: For surgical prophylaxis, to prevent postoperative infection in contaminated/potentially contaminated colorectal surgery Internal parasites are usually caused by flagellates. View Full Version : Metronidazole and ... . -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. Treat once after a water change and leave in water for 4 days. -With other antibacterial agents, recommended as a combination regimen for empiric treatment of complicated intraabdominal infection Your email address will not be published. -Oral: In most patients, mechanical bowl preparation combined with this oral drug plus oral neomycin should be administered in addition to IV prophylaxis; oral regimen should be administered as 3 doses over about 10 hours, beginning after the mechanical bowl preparation, the afternoon and evening before the procedure. Beef hearts, spinach, crow meal, multivitamins, it’s all here. Administration advice: We need to boost the temperature between 86 and 88. -May switch from IV to oral therapy when conditions warrant, based on severity of disease and patient response to IV therapy. Please medicate the whole tank. That’s also a good way, like I told you before, every three months of deworming your fish, and making sure that these bloodworms aren’t causing too much damage. Now, the other option is when you’re using pellet food. -Whether to treat an asymptomatic male partner with a negative culture (or with no culture) is an individual decision; should consider that a woman may be reinfected if her sexual partner is not treated and that it is considerably difficult to isolate the organism from asymptomatic male carriers so negative smears and cultures cannot be relied upon Just sprinkle it on the top layer. Very difficult but can be done with an soft tubing extension on your syringe and get meds right into stomach rather than out the gill plates. I stay away from them. You can feed all the bloodworms you want, but if you’re going to feed bloodworms, get into the habit of every three months deworming your fish. Tablets: Maintenance dose: 7.5 mg/kg IV or orally every 6 hours -General: Drug-related side effects in elderly patients, patients with severe renal dysfunction or ESRD not undergoing hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis patients, and patients with mild to moderate liver dysfunction You’re going to put it right into the, Anything that starts to build up will immediately be eradicated by this. US CDC Recommendations: 500 to 750 mg orally 3 times a day for 10 days Now they’re eating it. -Coadministration with other agents may be recommended, depending on type of procedure. -Immediate-release tablet, capsule, and IV formulations: Dose should be reduced by 50%. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. for hearsay. -Small intestine: Obstructed as internal parasites throughout the entire video, just to make it a general thing. Maintenance dose: We’re going to walk over to our fish tank, and we’re going to give it to them. . That’s more than enough. -AAP: With vancomycin, recommended as IV therapy for the first occurrence of severe and complicated CDI Do it for maybe two or three feedings, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, let’s say, and that’ll clean them out. Maintenance dose: 7.5 mg/kg IV or orally every 6 hours -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. You’re going to add 5 grams, we’re going to start the treatment on for hearsay. Patient advice: -Concomitant therapy, fluoroquinolone sequential therapy, hybrid therapy, or sequential therapy: 500 mg orally twice a day -Hysterectomy: Vaginal or abdominal per 20 gallons (75.6L) every other day for three treatments, with 50% water 4changes in between. When you start seeing that razor-thin forehead, where the eyes are popping out, and it looks like you basically took a piece of clay or dough and pinched it, and that’s what the forehead looks like, that’s your common sense denominator that should tell you, “Hey my discus have internal parasites.”. Now, this is provided that they are eating. Basically because their immune system weakens, just like we catch colds, it’s very common. You can feed all the bloodworms you want, but if you’re going to feed bloodworms, get into the habit of every three months deworming your fish. Why? -Children at least 45 kg and adolescents: 2 g orally once as a single dose Storage requirements: Is it still three days when feeding medicated blood worms? by Wattley Discus Admin | Mar 30, 2020 | 11 comments. So, if you’re going to have to do it in your tank, my suggestion to you is do a full treatment. -IV: Do not use equipment containing aluminum (e.g., needles, cannulae) that would come in contact with drug solution (precipitates may form). So, if you’re only going to plan to do your once a week water change, add your metronidazole early in the morning, and by the afternoon when you come home from work, you can do your water change without a problem, because realistically there’s no more metronidazole. Comments: -Alternative regimen: 500 mg orally twice a day for 7 days -Most serious anaerobic infections are treated with IV therapy initially. -Oral: In most patients, mechanical bowl preparation combined with this oral drug plus oral neomycin should be administered in addition to IV prophylaxis; oral regimen should be administered as 3 doses over about 10 hours, beginning after the mechanical bowl preparation, the afternoon and evening before the procedure. Maximum dose: 2.25 g/day -Small intestine: Obstructed The medication is absorbed through the gills. Make sure that you get it in. -Concomitant therapy: 500 mg orally 2 to 3 times a day for 10 to 14 days CONTRAINDICATIONS: Maximum dose: 4 g/day. Anything that starts to build up will immediately be eradicated by this. ---IV: 500 mg IV every 8 hours The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. Everything like that. [STEP 2] – Mix The Metronidazole With The Food We’re hoping that this video helps you guys out. -Patients with mild to moderate liver dysfunction should be monitored for drug-related side effects. -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. -Maximum dose: 750 mg/dose Now We Have To Carry That Treatment Out For 10 days. -Extended-release tablets: Not recommended unless benefits considered to outweigh risks. Maximum dose: 1 g/dose stronger than putting it in the water, and obviously you use a lot less, and it’s very, very simple to do. , it’s going to clearly state that you guys are using it strictly for your fish, okay, that’s the only way we can sell it to you. -Clarithromycin-based triple therapy: 500 mg orally 3 times a day -IV: Individualize dosage, rate of administration, and duration of therapy (depend on: indication for use; patient age, weight, clinical condition, concomitant therapy; clinical and laboratory response of patient to therapy). Comments: Obviously, we wanted to coat the worms because as soon as you throw your bloodworms in, you know that the fish hit them immediately. The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. Maximum dose: 500 mg/dose -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. -Incisional surgical site infection: 500 mg IV every 8 hours And for the guys who refuse to give up feeding on frozen. Comments: Uses: Recommended for surgical prophylaxis for the following procedures: This is the medicated beef heart going in. After all, we’re here to treat your discus, we’re not here to give you a marine biology tour. You’re going to put it into the– Boy, this is hard. Was just reminded by one of my Alpha students today how miraculous that can be when the emotions are whacked by loss. Available for Android and iOS devices. -Recommended to complete at least 14 days of therapy with doxycycline when tubo-ovarian abscess is present; provides more effective anaerobic coverage than doxycycline alone I’m going to thaw some out so you guys see how we do it. Once metronidazole comes in contact with water, it’s alive or active for eight hours exactly. Usual duration of therapy: 7 to 10 days Or is there a problem in doing that. And for the guys who refuse to give up feeding on frozen bloodworms, I’m going to show you how to coat those bloodworms as well, so every three months or so, you can give them a treatment, and keep them nice and clean. If you’re feeling a bit lost still, you might try a dose or two of Ignatia 30C. -Infections of the bone and joint may require longer treatment. -The patient's sexual partner(s) should also be evaluated/treated. What if you had sex while using metronidazole vaginal gel? I’m going to show you two ways of doing it. -IV solution: Each 100 mL contains 790 mg (14 mEq) of sodium. -Recommended as an optional component of IM/oral regimens for mild-to-moderately severe acute PID; regimens include ceftriaxone plus doxycycline (with or without this drug), cefoxitin/probenecid plus doxycycline (with or without this drug), or other parenteral third-generation cephalosporin plus doxycycline (with or without this drug). -Initial episode of severe/fulminant CDI: 10 mg/kg IV 3 times a day Now, if you’re fortunate enough that your fish are eating, then the rest of this tutorial is going to show you how to mix it with the food so that they ingest it. -Important to administer this drug, if needed, at 6-hour intervals to maintain effective drug levels Loading dose: 15 mg/kg IV once as a single dose I really appreciate their business. In This Video, I’m Going To Show You How To Deworm Your Discus. Comments: ---AAP: As a regimen for prophylaxis after sexual victimization in postpubertal adolescents -Important to complete administration of initial preoperative dose about 1 hour before surgery to achieve adequate drug levels in serum and tissue at time of initial incision When you boost the temperature to 86 or 88 in the fish tank, what ends up happening is you speed up their metabolic rate. Treat with Metronidazole sold in pet stores as Hex-A-Mit or Metrozol. IDSA Recommendations: -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. -Recommended as a regimen to treat giardiasis Here’s the thing about metronidazole that you guys have to understand. We’re going to refer to the Hexamita as internal parasites throughout the entire video, just to make it a general thing. Remember, if they’re not eating, you’re just wasting food and medicine. Still one gram per 20 gallons of tank water? Cases of severe hepatotoxicity/acute hepatic failure, including cases with a fatal outcome with very rapid onset after treatment initiation in patients with Cockayne syndrome have been reported with products containing metronidazole … Because your brain is firing signals through your stomach, and it’s bypassing the fat around the stomach area, and saying, “Dude, we need food.” We’re doing the same thing. PDA. -Symptomatic trichomoniasis: For the treatment of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in females and males when confirmed by appropriate laboratory procedures (wet smears and/or cultures) What you’re going to do is you’re going to fold that in that liquid. Maintenance dose: 7.5 mg/kg IV or orally every 6 hours -Hepatic: Liver function tests in patients with Cockayne syndrome (before starting, within 2 to 3 days after starting, frequently during, and after end of therapy) Monitoring: -The first IV maintenance dose should be started 6 hours after the start of the loading dose. -In mixed aerobic and anaerobic infections, this drug should be used with antimicrobials appropriate for the treatment of aerobic infection. -This drug can be used in the initial treatment of native vertebral osteomyelitis due to Bacteroides species and other susceptible anaerobes. -Most serious anaerobic infections are treated with IV therapy initially; may switch to oral therapy when conditions warrant, based on severity of disease and patient response to IV therapy So, once you cure it and put it back, common sense will tell you he’s going get it again. Now we’re going to take the beef heart, and we’re going to walk over to the tank. 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