Metrogel Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- What are the possible side effects of metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- What is the most important information I should know about metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- What should I discuss with my doctor before using metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- How should I use metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Metrogel)?
- What happens if I overdose (Metrogel)?
- What should I avoid while using metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- What other drugs will affect metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Metrogel)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Metrogel)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of metronidazole applied to the skin is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
Metronidazole topical is for use only on the skin. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this does happen, rinse thoroughly with cool water. Do not use topical metronidazole in the vagina.
What other drugs will affect metronidazole topical (Metrogel)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied metronidazole. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about metronidazole topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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