Metrogyl

Metrogyl

metronidazole

Manufacturer:

Unique Pharma Lab

Distributor:

Ambica

Marketer:

RiteMED
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metronidazole
Indications/Uses
Inflammatory papules, pustules & erythema of rosacea & acne vulgaris. Any cutaneous ulceration, foot ulcers associated w/ DM, varicose veins, leprosy, arterial insufficiency & for episiotomy wounds.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply & rub a thin film of gel bid (morning & evening) to entire affected areas after washing.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
For external use only. Avoid contact w/ the eyes. Discontinue or use medication less often if local skin irritation occurs. Patient's w/ evidence of, or history of, blood dyscrasia. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances especially nausea & unpleasant metallic taste. Vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation; furred tongue, glossitis & stomatitis may be associated w/ an overgrowth of Candida; weakness, dizziness, ataxia, headache, drowsiness, insomnia, changes in mood or mental state eg, depression or confusion; peripheral neuropathy (high doses or prolonged treatment); temporary moderate leucopenia & thrombocytopenia; urethral discomfort & darkening of the urine.
Drug Interactions
Potentiate the anticoagulant effect of coumarin & warfarin.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A01AB17 - metronidazole ; Belongs to the class of local antiinfective and antiseptic preparations. Used in the treatment of diseases of the mouth.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Metrogyl topical gel 10 mg/g (1% w/w)
Packing/Price
10 g x 1's;30 g x 1's
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