Font Size A A A
Live Chat 0203 322 9966

Lines are open Mon-Fri 08:00 - 18:00

Free Next Day Delivery GMC UK Registered Doctors Discreet Packaging All Inclusive Service


Buy Metronidazole 400mg antibiotic tablets online

Metronidazole 400 mg tablets
Metronidazole package
  • Treats bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis
  • Taken over a 7 day period
  • Low risk of side effects

Metronidazole (also known as Flagyl) is an antibiotic hard capsule medication used to successfully treat a number of common infections including bacterial vaginosis (BV) and trichomonas vaginalis (trichomonaisis). This treatment is available in a 400mg tablet week course and can help to reduce the severity of symptoms and cure the infection completely.

Metronidazole 400mg tablets can be ordered online here after filling out our quick medical consultation. This is done in order for one of our registered doctors to ensure that you are safe to use this type of medicine. If approved a prescription is sent to one of our UK pharmacies where it is packaged and sent off through our premium next day delivery service.

The HealthExpress Service includes:
  • Discreet and private packaging
  • Professional patient support
  • Free consultation and delivery
  • Only MHRA approved medication
  • 5/5
    2508 Satisfied healthexpress patients have written a review on Feefo

  • Delivered by:
    Next working day for London postcodes
    Two working days for Rest of the UK

  • Genuine Medication:

    In stock
    for immediate dispatch

  • 3Getting treatment ineasy steps
    Order Treatment
  • Begin your free consultation by answering a few questions about your condition.
  • After assessing your medical history a registered doctor will offer you the appropriate medications.
  • Once approved, you will be able to order your treatment for free next day delivery.
"It's important to take antibiotics for the full duration of the course otherwise you will encourage resistance." Dr Hilary JonesHealthExpress Medical Advisor
Treatment Information
Product Name: Metronidazole
Active Ingredient(s): Metronidazole
Manufacturer: Almus
Description: Metronidazole is an antibiotic used to treat the genital infections bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis as well as mouth and intestines infections
Exemption: Subject to medical prescription
Administration: Oral
Presentation: Tablets
Available Dosage: 400 mg
Application: Men and women over 18 with the symptoms of a bacterial infection
Posology: Take 1 tablet 3 times a day for 7 days
Drug class: Antibacterial
Alcohol consumption: Avoid alcohol consumption
When breastfeeding: Caution is recommended, ask your doctor beforehand
When pregnant: Caution is recommended, ask your doctor beforehand

What is Metronidazole?

Metronidazole is known as a 'nitroimidazole antibiotic' that is used to treat a number of bacterial infections, especially bacterial vaginosis (also known as gardnerella vaginalis) and trichomonas vaginalis.

By combating the production of the harmful bacteria that is causing the symptoms, Metronidazole works quickly helping to remove the infection with 2 to 3 days of use.

How does Metronidazole work?

Metronidazole affects the bacteria's ability to spread, which firstly helps to reduce any discomfort the symptoms may be causing within a few days. The treatment permeates individual protozoa cells interfering with the cell DNA, this action prevents the bacteria from duplicating so that it cannot spread and begins to die. This will help your body's defences to cope better with the bacteria and complement the antibiotic actions to completely remove it from your system.

What are the benefits of Metronidazole?

One course of Metronidazole 400mg can completely cure vaginal infections such as bacterial vaginosis (BV) and trichomonas vaginalis. The sooner these conditions are treated, the less effect they will have on your overall health. The vast majority of women respond very well to Metronidazole and only a short course is needed to clear the infection. It can also provide secondary benefits such as being an effective secondary treatment for:

  • helicobacter pylori infection (also known as H. pylori) which causes stomach ulcers
  • gum infections
  • parasitic diseases such as amoebiasis

How to use Metronidazole 400mg tablets

The dose and how often you take Metronidazole will depend on severity of the infection and what caused it. It is always important that you finish a course of antibiotics even if the infection appears to have cleared or you start to feel better. When taking this medication to treat bacterial vaginosis (BV):

  • Take one 400mg tablet should be taken twice a day over a 7 day period
  • You should preferably take the tablet during or after a meal
  • It should be swallowed whole with water, not chewed or broken

It is also not advised to consume any alcohol for the entire duration of your course, and for at least 48 hours afterwards as drinking whilst using Metronidazole can induce unwanted side effects. To make sure that you are completely rid of the infection, you are recommended to have a health check-up or take a test 2 weeks after completing your treatment.

At HealthExpress, we offer Metronidazole in a 400mg tablet dosage which is ideal dose that is recommended by doctors that has been proven to be well-tolerated.

What if I miss a dose?

Just take your missed tablet as soon as you remember and continue the treatment as normal.

If it is almost time to take your next tablet, miss it out completely and never take two tablets to make up for it. If you have, keep a watchful eye on your health and seek further medical attention if you are feeling unwell.

What are the side effects of Metronidazole?

Although side effects are not too common, they can occur when taking prescription medicine such as Metronidazole. It is still essential that you familiarise yourself and take precautions if you are particularly sensitive to any of the ingredients.

Some of the most common side effects are:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting or abdominal pain
  • Unpleasant taste in the mouth
  • Loss of appetite

Rare side effects include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache.
  • Double vision
  • Joint pain
  • Jaundice
  • Skin rash or skin problems

Fortunately, these are not common and if they do occur, should lessen as the body becomes used to the treatment. If you do find any symptoms becoming severe or worsen, please ensure you speak to your doctor as soon as possible. You can also read the attached patient information leaflet for a full list of associate side effects.

Interactions/precautions when using Metronidazole

Women over the age of 18 can buy Metronidazole 400mg tablets to treat bacterial vaginosis and both men and women can order the treatment to treat trichomonas, however certain groups should exercise caution. You may not be suitable to use this if you:

  • have liver disease
  • have a stomach or intestinal disease
  • have blood cell disorders such as anaemia or leucopoenia,
  • have epilepsy or nerve disorders.
  • have an allergic reaction to Metronidazole tablets or its active ingredients

Although there have been no conclusive studies to show that Metronidazole is not suitable for use during pregnancy, it is also not possible to say what effects it may have on the unborn foetus. It is essential to consider the benefits and risks before deciding to use this treatment whilst pregnant or when breastfeeding.

It is recommended that those with Crohn's disease should avoid the use of Metronidazole as certain studies have shown a possible increase in the likelihood of colon of breast cancer. However, the likelihood of gastrointestinal cancers is only increased in the long term use of Metronidazole.

Metronidazole tablets can sometimes affect or be affected by other medications; however there have been no known interactions when it comes to taking paracetamol. Make sure that you mention in your consultation if you are taking lithium, medicines for the treatment of epilepsy, medicines to stop blood clotting (anti-coagulants), disulfiram, ciclosporin, oral contraceptives, cimetidine or fluorouracil.

Can I buy Metronidazole online safely?

You can safely buy Metronidazole tablets to treat bacterial vaginosis after completing a short online consultation. The form is required to ensure that you are medically fit to use this medication and that it wouldn't pose any serious risks to your health. One of our doctor's will assess your consultation and if you are approved, your order can then be completed and a prescription will be issued to our registered pharmacy. The course of tablets are then packaged and delivered the next day with same day delivery also available for London postcodes.

Why choose HealthExpress?

  • Fast, free delivery - order before 4pm and receive your treatment the next day (same day for London postcodes)
  • Free online consultation service with one of our registered GMC doctors
  • Discreet packaging - we don't include any branding or pharmacy logo on our packaging meaning you can get your treatment delivered anywhere
  • UK based and GMC UK registered
  • Only proven prescription medication available and approved by the National Pharmacy Association and CareQuality Commission
  • All inclusive confidential service


Start the free online consultation to place your order

Start Your Free Online Consultation Now teva
Current reviews for the treatment  Metronidazole Rated with 4.8/5 based on 30 Independent customer reviews on Feefo (See all HealthExpress reviews).
Product review: Good product
Service review: Easy fast service!!!
Product review: Easy and helpful when rectifying an error I made on the consultation.
Service review: Easy and helpful when rectifying an error I made on the consultation.
Product review: Just what the doctor ordered for and it works.
Service review: Great service. Just explain your symptoms then the next day you have your medicine.
Product review: I was so happy with the service I received it was fast my delivery c..
Service review: I was so happy with the service I received it was fast my delivery come in the scale that had been..
Very Good
Product review: Fast delivery
Service review: Fast delivery