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Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

By LEKAR PHARMA LTD
100ml Lotion in Bottle
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MRP 70.86
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Metrogyl P Solu 100ml Description

Metrogyl P Lotion contains Metronidazole and Povidone-iodine, used to treat wounds and burns of the skin. It works by killing the microorganisms. Metrogyl P Lotion is for external use only. Before and...
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ContainsMetronidazole(1.0 %),Povidone-Iodine(5.0 %)
UsesSkin infection
Side effectsSkin irritation, itching, redness of skin
ClassificationDRUGS FOR BURNS AND WOUND INFECTION
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Uses of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

Metrogyl P Lotion is used to treat infected wounds and ulcers of the skin.

Contraindications of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

  • If you are allergic to Metronidazole, Iodine, Povidone or any other component of Metrogyl P Lotion.
  • If you have thyroid disease.

Side effects of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

  • Skin irritation
  • Redness of skin
  • Metallic taste
  • Tingling or numbness of extremities

Precautions and Warnings of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Metrogyl P Lotion during pregnancy?
A:
Metrogyl P Lotion is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin are too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Metrogyl P Lotion while breastfeeding?
A:
Metrogyl P Lotion should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Metrogyl P Lotion?
A:
Metrogyl P Lotion does not affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metrogyl P Lotion?
A:
You should not consume alcohol with Metrogyl P Lotion, as it may cause undesirable side effects. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had any allergic result with a similar class of medicine
  • You have or had any blood disorders
  • You have any other medical condition

Mode of Action of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

How Does It Work?

  • Metrogyl P Lotion contains Metronidazole and Povidone-Iodine.
  • Metronidazole is an antibiotic, works by stopping the growth of the bacteria (or parasites), causing the infection.
  • Povidone-Iodine is an antiseptic, works slowly by releasing iodine, which kills or prevents the growth of the microorganisms.

Directions for Use of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

  • Use Metrogyl P Lotion as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only. Apply it on clean and dry affected skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

Since Metrogyl P Lotion is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other heal...
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Storage and disposal of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

  • Store Metrogyl P Lotion at a temperature below 25°C
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Metrogyl P Solu 100ml

Overdose

  • Excessive of Metrogyl P Lotion may cause skin irritation.
  • As Metrogyl P Lotion is meant for external application, cases of overapplication are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Metrogyl P Lotion, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Metrogyl P Lotion be used for burns?

A: Yes, Metrogyl P Lotion can be used to treat burns.

Q: Will Metrogyl P Lotion solution stain my skin or clothes?

A: Metrogyl P Lotion contains Povidone-iodine, which can stain the area where you have applied it due to its natural brown color. However, it does not permanently stain your skin and fingernails. The stain can be removed from your clothes with soap and water.

Q: Can I use Metrogyl P Lotion on an open wound?

A: Metrogyl P Lotion is an antiseptic used to treat or prevent infections in wounds such as ulcers, small burns or cuts. Special care should be taken if you apply Metrogyl P Lotion on open large wounds as there may be a risk of excessive absorption of iodine in the blood, which may cause toxicity.

Q: Is Metrogyl P Lotion safe to use in children?

A: Safety in children has not been established. Use it, if it is advised by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
METROGYL P
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 01:09 AM (IST)

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