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Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm
Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm
Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm
Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm
Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

By LEKAR PHARMA LTD
30g Gel in Tube
64.84*
MRP 76.28
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Metronidazole(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Antibiotic

Medical Description

Metrogyl gel is used to maintain a condition called rosacea, known as adult acne. Rosacea is characterised by redness, flushing and pimples on the face. It is an antibiotic gel meant for topical appli
cation containing metronidazole as an active ingredient, that has antibiotic and anti-protozoal properties. Metrogyl gel is for external application and must not be used on mucous membranes or other sensitive areas of the body. It must not be used by individuals below 18 years of age. Contact with the eyes must be avoided. If it occurs, the gel must be washed out with clean water.
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Uses of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

Metrogyl gel is used for the management of symptoms of a skin condition rosacea (redness, flushing, swollen bumps and pimples on the face).

Contraindications of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

  • If you are allergic to metronidazole or any other components of Metrogyl gel.
  • If you have any related nerve disorders such as (Neuropathy).

Side effects of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

  • Dryness
  • Irritation
  • Teary eyes

Precautions and Warnings of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Metrogyl Gel during pregnancy?
A:
No information is available on the effects of Metrogyl gel during pregnancy. Avoid unless suggested by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Metrogyl Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available on the effects of Metrogyl gel while breastfeeding. Avoid unless prescribed by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after applying Metrogyl Gel?
A:
Metrogyl gel is for external use and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Metrogyl Gel?
A:
Avoid alcohol while using Metrogyl gel. If absorbed insufficient amount, it leads to disulfiram-like reactions. Chances of such reactions are rare as the medicine is for topical application.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from a blood-related disorder.
  • You develop skin allergies after the application of Metrogyl gel.
  • You see no improvement in the symptoms even after applying the gel for a week.
  • You must not apply Metrogyl gel on a skin condition other than what it is prescribed for.
  • You must not apply it near the eyes, mouth, vagina or sensitive areas. If the gel comes in contact with the eyes, wash the eyes with clean water.

Mode of Action of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

How Does It Work?

Metrogyl gel contains metronidazole. It is an antibiotic, and it acts against bacteria and protozoa. This gel works by acting on the DNA of the microorganism responsible for acne and inhibits their gr
owth.
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Directions for Use of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

  • Metrogyl gel should be used as advised by your doctor for a specified duration.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • It should be applied on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Clean the affected area and pat it dry before application.
  • Wash your hands before and after the application of Metrogyl gel.
  • Apply a thin layer of gel, rub gently and let it get absorbed by your skin.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Metrogyl gel is used for external application on the skin, thus less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally.
  • However, it is advisable to inform your doctor if you are using any modern medicine as it may interact with this gel.
  • Be cautious if you are on anticoagulant therapy such as warfarin and medicine containing phenobarbitone used for brain-related disorders.

Storage and disposal of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

  • Store Metrogyl gel below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Metrogyl 2% Gel 30gm

Overdose

Overdose is unlikely as Metrogyl gel is meant for external application. If you feel you have applied too much of it, remove this gel or wipe out the extra quantities with a piece of cotton or tissue.
If accidentally this gel is swallowed then contact your doctor immediately.
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Missed a Dose

If you miss the dose, apply Metrogyl gel as soon as you remember. Do not overuse it to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Metrogyl gel be used for ashes in children?

A: No, Metrogyl is not recommended for children below 18 years of age. Do not use any medicine for your child without consulting a doctor as their body, skin, and organs are very sensitive and are not fully developed.

Q: What are the causes of rosacea?

A: Rosacea is caused due to factors like sunlight, stress, heat, alcohol, spicy foods, cosmetics and medicines. It is important to understand which cause triggers the skin so that you can avoid them.

Q: Can I use cosmetics on my skin after applying Metrogyl Gel?

A: No, you should not apply makeup or cosmetic products on your skin after applying Metrogyl gel. Makeup products contain different constituents that can interfere with the action of Metrogyl gel. Also, you should avoid using makeup on your face as it can aggravate acne.

Q: What is the difference between Metrogyl gel and Metrogyl DG gel?

A: Metroyl gel is an antibiotic gel to be applied on skin that contains an antibiotic named metronidazole. It is used to act against acne and any redness or swelling related to the acne. Whereas, Metrogyl DG gel is used to treat swollen gum and mouth ulcers. It contains two medicines, metronidazole and chlorhexidine.

Q: How to use Metrogyl gel?

  • Metrogyl gel should be used as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • It should be applied on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Clean the affected area and pat it dry before application.
  • Wash your hands before and after the application of Metrogyl gel.
  • Apply a thin layer of gel, rub gently and let it get absorbed by your skin.

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ContainsMetronidazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcne and skin infection
Side effectsDryness, irritation, teary eyes
Last Updated on: 23 Aug 2021 | 01:54 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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