The following adverse experiences have been reported with the topical use of metronidazole: burning, skin irritation, dryness, transient redness, metallic taste, tingling or numbness of extremities and nausea.
Read the MetroGel 75 (metronidazole topical gel) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Oral metronidazole has been reported to potenti-ate the anticoagulant effect of coumarin and warfarin resulting in a prolongation of prothrombin time. The effect of topical metronida-zole on prothrombin time is not known.
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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