Treatment consists in conducting a surgical operation, the purpose of which is to remove the abscess and drain with a catheter.
Drug treatment does not provide an opportunity to cure abdominal abscess, but with the help of various antibiotics it is possible to limit the spread of infection. That is why doctors prescribe them to patients before and after surgery. Primarily used drugs that can suppress the development of intestinal microflora. In some cases, antibiotics are also recommended that are active against anaerobic bacteria, including Pseudormonas.
Metronidazole. Effective antimicrobial and antiprotozoal. The drug contains the active substance metronidazole. It is able to reduce the 5-nitro group by intracellular proteins in the simplest and anaerobic bacteria. After the reduction, this nitro group interacts with bacterial DNA, as a result of which the synthesis of nucleic acids of the causative agents is suppressed and they die.
Metronidazole is effective in fighting amoebas, trichomonads, bacteroides, peptococcus, fusobacteria, eubacteria, peptostreptococcus and clostridia.
Metronidazole has a high absorption and effectively penetrates into the affected tissues and organs. Dosage is individual and is established by the attending physician depending on the patient's condition. Patients with metronidazole intolerance, history of epilepsy, diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system, leukopenia, abnormal liver function, use of the drug is prohibited. Also, you can not prescribe during pregnancy.
In some cases, the use of the drug can cause: vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, glossitis, pancreatitis, migraines, vertigo, depression, allergy, dysuria, polyuria, candidiasis, frequent urination, leukopenia.