Vagilen Definition


Vagilen: An antiprotozoal used in amebiasis, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, and as a treponemacide in livestock. It has also been proposed as a radiation sensitizer for hypoxic cells. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985, p133), this substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen (Merck, 11th ed).

Synonym: metronidazole phosphoester, metronidazole phosphate, metronidazole monohydrochloride, metronidazole hydrochloride, metronidazole, metrogyl, metrogel, metrodzhil, metric, gineflavir, flagyl, danizol, clont, bayer 5360, trivazol, trichopol, trichazol, satric.

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