Which medications in the drug class Nitroimidazoles are used in the treatment of Retropharyngeal Abscess?

Updated: Jan 08, 2021
  • Author: Joseph H Kahn, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Nitroimidazoles

Metronidazole (Flagyl, Flagyl ER, Flagyl IV RTU)

Inhibits nucleic acid synthesis by disrupting DNA and causing strand breakage; amebicidal, bactericidal, trichomonacidal


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