MetroCream

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SIDE EFFECTS

In controlled clinical trials, the total incidence of adverse reactions associated with the use of METROCREAM® (metronidazole topical cream) Topical Cream was approximately 10%. Skin discomfort (burning and stinging) was the most frequently reported event followed by erythema, skin irritation, pruritus and worsening of rosacea. All individual events occurred in less than 3% of patients. The following additional adverse experiences have been reported with the topical use of metronidazole: dryness, transient redness, metallic taste, tingling or numbness of extremities and nausea.

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DRUG INTERACTIONS

Oral metronidazole has been reported to potentiate the anticoagulant effect of warfarin and coumarin anticoagulants, resulting in a prolongation of prothrombin time. The effect of topical metronidazole on prothrombin time is not known.

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Last reviewed on RxList: 9/4/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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