Noritate is used to fight off bacterial infections. Noritate contains an ingredient called metronidazole which is a white and pale yellow crystalline powder. The substance is slightly soluble in water and alcohol. Noritate falls into the category of drugs known as anti-bacterial agents and is classified as an antiprotozoal. Noritate comes in the form of a cream; the cream is composed of both active and passive ingredients, all which contribute to the mechanism of this drug.