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Metzine Gel


Overview

Introduction

Metzine Gel is a combination of two medicines is used to treat inflammation of gums and mouth ulcers. It has antimicrobial action on the infection-causing microorganisms. It inhibits the growth of bacteria and helps in the rapid healing of the ulcers.

Metzine Gel is strictly advised for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected areas of the mouth. It should not be used in excess amount and also avoid swallowing it. You must wash immediately if there is accidental exposure of it on the eyes.

This medicine is generally safe but it may lead to stainings of your teeth, thus avoid using it for a long term use. If you experience any allergic reactions following the use of the medicine, inform your doctor without delay.

Uses of Metzine Dental Gel

  • Mouth infection

Side effects of Metzine Dental Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Metzine

  • Bitter taste

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Bitter taste
    Keep your mouth clean. Brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with saltwater or mouthwash after each snack or meal. Use plastic or glass utensils if the food tastes like metal. Avoid very hot or very cold foods. Chewing mints or gums may also help in improving the taste. Increase your fluid intake and choose foods that have strong flavors. Try adding garlic, lemon juice, herbs, spices and pickles or chutneys. Avoid cigarette smoking.

How to use Metzine Dental Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

How Metzine Dental Gel works

Metzine Gel is a combination of two medicines: Chlorhexidine Gluconate and Metronidazole. Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an antiseptic and disinfectant. It works by binding to the surface of teeth, inner cheeks and gums. This kills the infectious microorganisms that cause gum disease, tartar and other mouth infections. Metronidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Metzine Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Metzine Gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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FAQs

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

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

Q. Can the use of Metzine cause bitter taste?

Yes, Metzine contains metronidazole which is known to cause bitter taste. However, the bitter taste is temporary and resolves once you stop using this medicine.
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References

  1. Pradeep AR, Kumari M, Priyanka N, et al. Efficacy of Chlorhexidine, Metronidazole and Combination Gel in the Treatment of Gingivitis--A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Int Acad Periodontol. 2012;14(4):91-6. [Accessed 12 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Devraj Bldg, 'A' Wing, 4th Floor, S.V.Road, Goregoan West, Mumbai - 400 062, India.
A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Metzine Gel. 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 doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
18.08
10 gm in 1 tube
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