Rosadan Cream Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 7/21/2022
Rosadan Cream Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Rosadan Cream?

Rosadan (metronidazole) Topical Cream is an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent indicated for topical application in the treatment of inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea.

What Are Side Effects of Rosadan Cream?

Common side effects of Rosadan Topical Cream include:

  • skin discomfort (burning and stinging),
  • skin redness,
  • skin irritation,
  • itching,
  • worsening of rosacea,
  • dry skin,
  • metallic taste,
  • tingling or numbness of the extremities, and
  • nausea.

Rosadan Cream may cause serious side effects including:

  • hives,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat,
  • numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands or feet, and
  • stinging or burning when you apply metronidazole topical

Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.

Seek medical care or call 911 at once if you have the following serious side effects:

  • Serious eye symptoms such as sudden vision loss, blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, or seeing halos around lights;
  • Serious heart symptoms such as fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeats; fluttering in your chest; shortness of breath; and sudden dizziness, lightheartedness, or passing out;
  • Severe headache, confusion, slurred speech, arm or leg weakness, trouble walking, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady, very stiff muscles, high fever, profuse sweating, or tremors.

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

Dosage for Rosadan Cream

Apply and rub in a thin layer dose of Rosadan Topical Cream twice daily, morning and evening, to entire affected areas after washing.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Rosadan Cream?

Rosadan Topical Cream may interact with warfarin and coumarin anticoagulants. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Rosadan Cream During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Rosadan Topical Cream; it is unknown if it would affect a fetus. Oral metronidazole passes into breast milk. Because of the potential for adverse effects on a nursing infant, breastfeeding while using Rosadan Topical Cream is not recommended.

Additional Information

Our Rosadan (metronidazole) Topical Cream Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands or feet; or
  • stinging or burning when you apply metronidazole topical.

Common side effects may include:

  • burning or stinging;
  • skin redness or irritation;
  • dry, scaly, or itchy skin; or
  • cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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SIDE EFFECTS

In controlled clinical trials, the total incidence of adverse reactions associated with the use of topical metronidazole 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.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-973-882-7512 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Rosadan Cream (Metronidazole Cream)

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