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Metrocream For Rosacea
Re: rosacea - i can not afford metrocream, what can I do for my rosacea?
Thanks I have been prescribed metrocream and it worked great, just need a much more affordable alternative.
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Vote for metrogel: I believe the gel has the best penetration ...Read more
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
Mild rosacea and dermatitis with frequent flares on chin. Vivite cleanser, Rx metronidazole lotion 2x/day, ampicillin500 2x/d. Still flaring. ideas?
Dermatologist: You should have this seen by a dermatologist!! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does it work if i grind 1pill of metronidazole and put it on my nose for little managing mild acne rosacea ?
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
If your main issue: Is flushing, you'll get a much quicker response from miravaso cream. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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