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    Metrogel (Metronidazole)

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Metrogel0.75 %/60 gm
    Metrogel0.75 %/70 gm
    Metrogel1 %/55 gm

    Generic Equivalent of Metrogel

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Metronidazole0.75 %/60 gm
    Metronidazole1 %/60 gm


    How and Where to Buy Metrogel Online?


    You can buy Metrogel online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

    Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Metrogel?


    Metrogel is a skin medication comes from Canada and is manufactured by Galderma. The generic equivalent of Metrogel is Metronidazole is compounded in our pharmacy here as is called the Pharmacy Compound. We may sometimes carry the brand Metrogel from United Kingdom manufactured by Galderma and the generic from Turkey by a different manufacturer.

    What Dosages and Forms is Metrogel available in?


    The brand Metrogel comes as a gel in the dosage forms of 0.75%, and 1%. Metrogel 1% is supplied in a 55 g high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle with a polypropylene (PP) pump. Metrogel 0.75% is supplied in 60 g and 70 g aluminum tubes. The generic form of Metrogel (Metronidazole) is available in the dosage forms of 0.75%/60 g and 1%/60 g.

    What is Metrogel used for?


    Metrogel is prescribed for the treatment of rosacea. This medication contains an antibacterial agent called Metronidazole and is effective in reducing the inflammatory lesions of rosacea. It works by reducing inflammation and by killing the bacteria. It should be used exactly as prescribed by the healthcare professional. Misuse or overuse of Metrogel can lead to the growth of bacteria that will not be killed by Metronidazole. This means that Metrogel or other similar medications containing metronidazole may not work for you in the future. To use the medication, clean and dry the affected area before applying Metrogel. For Metrogel, 1%, apply and rub in a thin film once daily to the affected area. For Metrogel, 0.75%, apply and rub in a thin film twice daily morning and evening to the affected area. Results should be expected in about three weeks with continuing improvement through nine weeks of treatment. This medicine is for external use only. Do not use this medicine in or near the eyes. If this medicine does get into your eyes, wash them out immediately, but carefully, with large amounts of cool tap water. If your eyes still burn or are painful, check with your doctor. The safety and efficacy of Metrogel have not been established in pediatric patients.

    What Are The Possible Side Effects of Metrogel?


    Like all prescription medications, Metrogel can have side effects. Some of the common side effects of Metrogel include skin redness, burning/stinging, hypersensitivity, skin irritation, dry skin, itching, rosacea worsening. Some other side effects of this medication include watery eyes, eye irritation, rash, skin peeling, skin tightness, facial swelling, hives, contact dermatitis, skin inflammation, skin pain. These are not all the possible side effects of Metrogel. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional as soon as possible.

    Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Metrogel?


    Do not use Metrogel if you are allergic to Metronidazole or any other ingredients present in Metrogel

    Before taking Metrogel, inform your doctor if you:

    • Have any allergies to this medication or its ingredients
    • Have a history of blood disease or your blood is not normal in some way
    • Are pregnant or breastfeeding
    • Plan to be in the sun. Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight, sunlamps and tanning beds

    Irritation occurs during treatment with Metrogel. If this persists, discuss with your doctor. Your doctor may advise temporary discontinuation of the medication or use the medication less frequently.

    Drug interactions


    It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Some medications that can interact with Metrogel include:

    • Coumarin and warfarin (blood thinning agents). Drug interactions are less likely with the topical administration but should be kept in mind when metronidazole is prescribed for patients who are receiving anticoagulant treatment. Oral metronidazole has been reported to potentiate the anticoagulant effect of coumarin and warfarin.
    • Other imidazole preparations such as clotrimazole, tioconazole. Healthcare professionals should be aware of the possibility of skin sensitivity reactions and of cross-sensitization with other imidazole preparations.
    • Alcohol. Oral metronidazole also interacts with alcohol, producing a disulfiram-like reaction. Although this adverse reaction has not been reported with topical application of metronidazole, a drug interaction of metronidazole-alcohol is a possibility.

    Metrogel Storage and Safety Information


    The medication should be stored at a temperature between 15°C and 30°C. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

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