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Composition for METROGYL

Metronidazole Topical(2%)

food interaction for METROGYL

alcohol interaction for METROGYL

pregnancy interaction for METROGYL

lactation interaction for METROGYL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Metrogyl 2% gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Metrogyl 2% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for METROGYL

Metronidazole Topical(2%)

Uses

Metrogyl 2% gel is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Metronidazole belongs to a class of medications called as antibiotics. It works by inhibiting energy production and killing the bacteria and parasites that cause infections in the body.

Common side effects

Fungal infection, Skin irritation, Skin redness

Common Dosage for METROGYL 2% GEL

Patients taking METROGYL 2% GEL

  • 65%
    Once A Day
  • 30%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for METROGYL

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for METROGYL

  • Do not engage in vaginal intercourse while on treatment with metronidazole intravaginal gel.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight and wear protective clothing, sunglasses or apply sunscreen before stepping out in the sun as this drug may increase the sensitivity to sunlight.
  • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to metronidazole or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for METROGYL

Metronidazole Topical

Q.Is metronidazole topical safe?
Yes, metronidazole topical is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Does metronidazole topical cure STDs or yeast infections?
Metronidazole topical cures genital infections like bacterial vaginosis and gonorrhea. It does not cure chlamydia or vaginal yeast infections.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)