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Vandazole

VANDAZOLE®
(metronidazole) Vaginal Gel, 0.75% for Intravaginal Use.

Vandazole

DRUG DESCRIPTION

VANDAZOLE (metronidazole vaginal gel, 0.75%) is the vaginal dosage form of the nitroimidazole antimicrobial metronidazole at a concentration of 0.75%. Chemically, metronidazole is a 2-methyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol.

VANDAZOLE® (metronidazole vaginal gel, 0.75%)  Structural Formula Illustration

C6H9N3O3     M.W. 171.16

VANDAZOLE is a colorless to yellow gel, containing metronidazole at a concentration of 7.5 mg/g (0.75%). The gel also contains edetate disodium, hypromellose, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, and sodium hydroxide (to adjust pH).

Each applicator full of 5 grams of vaginal gel contains approximately 37.5 mg of metronidazole.

What are the possible side effects of metronidazole vaginal (MetroGel-Vaginal, Vandazole)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Rare but serious side effects may include:

  • seizure (convulsions); or
  • numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling in your hands or feet.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild burning or stinging when the medication is applied;
  • pelvic pain or cramps;
  • loss of appetite, constipation, upset stomach, vomiting;
  • dizziness,...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 3/29/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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