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Medicine Overview of Metrogyl DG Forte Gel

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Uses of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
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Side effects of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Common

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.

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How to use Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Metrogyl DG Forte Gel works

Chlorhexidine gluconate kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
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Uses of Metronidazole Topical

Metronidazole Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections
It is used in vaginal infections.
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Side effects of Metronidazole Topical

Common

Skin redness, Dryness, Burn, Irritation, Stinging sensation.

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How to use Metronidazole Topical

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Metrogyl DG Forte Gel works

Metronidazole topical is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Metrogyl DG Forte Gel

Expert advice for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

  • Use Chlorhexidine Gluconate after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages. 
  • For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth (with water or any other mouthwash), brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily, focussing on the areas which begin to discolour.
  • Do not mix/dilute Chlorhexidine Gluconate with any other product.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Metronidazole Topical

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Metrogyl DG Forte Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metrogyl DG Forte Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Metrogyl DG Forte Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Metrogyl DG Forte Gel via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Metrogyl DG Forte Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Metrogyl DG Forte Gel is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Metrogyl DG Forte Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Metrogyl DG Forte Gel is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Metrogyl DG Forte Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metrogyl DG Forte Gel

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Q. How does Chlorhexidine Gluconate work?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface
Q. Does it burn?
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is not antibiotic/antifungal. It is not used for curing acne and it does not cause cancer. Canker sores (small and shallow ulcers of the mouth) if mild to moderate then can be controlled by using Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate safe?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an over the counter drug and not a prescription drug
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate whiten teeth/contain iodine/stain teeth?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not used to whiten teeth. It does not contain iodine. It may stain the teeth slightly but this may be removed by brushing with a normal toothpaste
Q. Does Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash expire?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
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Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Metrogyl DG

No substitutes found for this medicine
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