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Metrosifp Ointment


Overview

Uses of Metrosifp Ointment

Metrosifp Ointment side effects

Common
  • Dry skin
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Metrosifp Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Metrosifp Ointment works

Metrosifp Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Metronidazole and Povidone Iodine. Metronidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other harmful microorganisms by damaging their DNA. Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic applied on skin which is infected or is likely to get infected. It slowly releases iodine which kills or prevents the growth of these microorganisms.

Metrosifp Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metrosifp Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Metrosifp Ointment should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
If a single dose of Metrosifp Ointment is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metrosifp

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Skin Specialist
Onabet cream twice a day meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Metrosifp?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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References
  1. MedIndia. Metronidazole+Povidone Iodine. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metronidazole. Watford, Hertfordshire: Galderma (U.K) Ltd.; 1998 [revised Dec. 2014]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online)Available from:External Link
  3. Povidone Iodine. Camberley, Surrey: Novartis Consumer Health UK Ltd.; 1998 [revised 6 May 2014]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Door No 6-4-52, Bholakpur, Hyderabad - 500080, Near Lorry Daram Kanta
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Metrosifp Ointment. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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