Metrogyl 2% Gel
- Manufacturer : J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
- Composition : Metronidazole Topical 2%
- Generally Prescribed For : Reduces the Swelling and Redness Caused by Acne Rosacea
- Estimated Price : ₹57.39 For 30gm Tube
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Uses of Metrogyl 2% GelMetrogyl 2% Gel is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Reduces the Swelling and Redness Caused by Acne Rosacea
Side effects of Metrogyl 2% GelThe most common side effects of Metrogyl 2% Gel are - Itchy Skin, Cough, Stuffy Nose, Sore Throat, Headache, Vaginal Itching
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.
Precautions while using Metrogyl 2% GelDo not use Metrogyl 2% Gel if you are allergic to - Metronidazole Topical
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Metrogyl 2% Gel.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.
How Metrogyl 2% Gel worksMetrogyl 2% Gel contains - Metronidazole Topical
Metronidazole Topical is a direct-acting trichomonicide and amebicide that works inside and outside the intestines. It's thought to enter the cells of microorganisms that contain nitroreductase, forming unstable compounds that bind to DNA and inhibit synthesis, causing cell death.
Dosage of Metrogyl 2% GelThe dosage of Metrogyl 2% Gel depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Overdose of Metrogyl 2% GelIf you forget to take a dose of Metrogyl 2% Gel, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.
Precautions & Warnings
InteractionDrug :- Busulfan: May increase busulfan toxicity. Avoid using together.
Cimetidine: May increase risk of metronidazole toxicity because of inhibited hepatic metabolism. Monitor for toxicity.
CYP3A4 substrates: May increase concentration of aripiprazole, dofetilide, lomitapide, and pimozide. Monitor therapy.
Disulfiram: May cause acute psychosis and confusion. Avoid giving metronidazole within 2 weeks of disulfiram.
Lithium: May increase lithium level, which may cause toxicity. Monitor lithium level.
Mebendazole: May increase risk of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis. Consider therapy modification.
Phenobarbital, phenytoin: May decrease metronidazole effectiveness, may reduce total phenytoin clearance. Monitor patient.
Warfarin: May increase anticoagulant effects and risk of bleeding. Reduce warfarin as needed.