white or yellowish, crystalline powder
British Pharmacopoeia Specification
For the treatment of intestinal and extraintestinal amebiasis (such as amoebic liver abscess, pleural amebiasis etc.). Also can be used for the treatment of vaginal trichomoniasis, balantidiasis and cutaneous leishmaniasis, dragonneau infection etc.. It is also widely used in the treatment of anaerobic bacterial infections.