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Metronidazole (Definition)

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Which is the best for rosacea- metrogel, metrocream, or metrolotion?

The Same Medication: Topical Metronidazole is an effective treatment for rosacea. If your skin is sensitive and dry, use the cream; if your complexion is oily, use the gel; and, if you have combination skin, use the lotion. ...Read more

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Using metronidazole (netrogel) on face for rosacea. However, i also have this breakout around my eyes. Is it ok to use around my eye?

See your doctor: Metronidazole gel is meant for use on the skin. Because it is not an ophthalmic preparation, it is generally not recommended to apply on or near the eyelid. If your breakout is near your eyelids, have your doctor evaluate it to determine if you have ocular rosacea or seborrhiec dermatitis of the eyes. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does it work if i grind 1pill of metronidazole and put it on my nose for little managing mild acne rosacea ?

Does it work if i grind 1pill of metronidazole and put it on my nose for little managing  mild acne rosacea ?

Probably not: There is metronidazole gel or cream which you can get from your doctor to treat this. Ground up pills would probably not work. Good luck! ...Read more

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Metronidazole gel usp, 0.75% for rosacea. Dark red, itchy, hurts, hot, bumps, puffy face, Nausea also. Allergic to med? Occurred after 4 days of use

Metronidazole gel usp, 0.75% for rosacea. Dark red, itchy, hurts, hot, bumps, puffy face, Nausea also. Allergic to med? Occurred after 4 days of use

Stop using it: There are other alternatives for rosacea. If you have an adverse reaction, stop using it immediately. Topical hydrocortisone may help. Do note that it is unusual to get nausea from a topical medication and thus one must not totally rule out other possibilities. ...Read more

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How long would oral metronidazole take to clear up rosacea?

How long would oral metronidazole take to clear up rosacea?

If your main issue: Is flushing, you'll get a much quicker response from miravaso cream. ...Read more

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Rosacea - what can I do about it?

Cream,pills: Prescription creams such as metrocream, finances, and even clenia can help rosacea. Oral antibiotics including oracea, minocin, and doxycyline can suppress pustules. Trigger foods which are identified by diet history should be avoided. See add.Org pamphlet on rosacea for common trigger foods. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

Redness over skin ..Multifactorial thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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