NDC 68180-683 Metronidazole
Tablet, Coated Oral
|Color(s)||BLUE (C48333) |
|Shape||ROUND (C48348) |
|Size(s)||9 MM |
NDC Code 68180-683-01
Package Description: 100 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE
NDC Code 68180-683-02
Package Description: 500 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE
NDC Code 68180-683-08
Package Description: 50 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE
What is NDC 68180-683?
The NDC code 68180-683 is assigned by the FDA to the product Metronidazole which is a human prescription drug product labeled by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. The product's dosage form is tablet, coated and is administered via oral form. The product is distributed in 3 packages with assigned NDC codes 68180-683-01 100 tablet, coated in 1 bottle , 68180-683-02 500 tablet, coated in 1 bottle , 68180-683-08 50 tablet, coated in 1 bottle . This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.
What are the uses for Metronidazole?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic that is used to treat a wide variety of infections. It works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria and parasites. This antibiotic treats only certain bacterial and parasitic infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections. Metronidazole may also be used with other medications to treat certain stomach/intestinal ulcers caused by a bacteria (H. pylori).
What are Metronidazole Active Ingredients?
An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.
- METRONIDAZOLE 250 mg/1 - A nitroimidazole used to treat AMEBIASIS; VAGINITIS; TRICHOMONAS INFECTIONS; GIARDIASIS; ANAEROBIC BACTERIA; and TREPONEMAL INFECTIONS.
Which are Metronidazole UNII Codes?
The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:
- METRONIDAZOLE (UNII: 140QMO216E)
- METRONIDAZOLE (UNII: 140QMO216E) (Active Moiety)
What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Metronidazole?
RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:
- RxCUI: 311681 - metroNIDAZOLE 500 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 311681 - metronidazole 500 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 314106 - metroNIDAZOLE 250 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 314106 - metronidazole 250 MG Oral Tablet
Which are Metronidazole Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:
- CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)
- CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)
- FD&C BLUE NO. 2 (UNII: L06K8R7DQK)
- HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE, LOW SUBSTITUTED (UNII: 2165RE0K14)
- HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (15000 MPA.S) (UNII: 288VBX44JC)
- POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 4000 (UNII: 4R4HFI6D95)
- SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)
- STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)
- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)
Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Metronidazole?
A pharmacologic class is a group of drugs that share the same scientifically documented properties. The following is a list of the reported pharmacologic class(es) corresponding to the active ingredients of this product.
* Please review the disclaimer below.
Metronidazole capsules and tablets are used to treat infections of the reproductive system, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, skin, heart, bone, joint, lung, blood, nervous system, and other areas of the body. Metronidazole capsules and tablets are also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Metronidazole extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat bacterial vaginosis (an infection caused by too much of certain types of harmful bacteria in the vagina) in women. Metronidazole is in a class of medications called nitroimidazole antimicrobials. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Using antibiotics when they are not needed increases your risk of getting an infection later that resists antibiotic treatment.
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