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Drug Type: Antiprotozoal, Antibiotic

Ronidazole (Turbosole)

Ronidazole (Turbosole) is a nitroimidazole antibiotic/antiprotozoal drug. It comes from the same family as metronidazole, however is much more effective than metronidazole in treating canker.
  • Ronidazole is considered to be possibly carcinogenic. The FDA prohibits its use in food animals. Human contact should be minimized (always wear gloves).
  • Cimetidine, and Ketoconazole decrease the metabolism of Ronidazole, and could increase the incidence of neurotoxicity.
  • Ronidazole should not be used with Oxytetracyclines, Phenobarbital, Rifampin, or Phenytoin. These drugs either antagonize or increase the metabolism of Ronidazole.