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What is the definition or description of: Metronidazole allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Metronidazole allergy?

Flagyl allergy: Metronidazole (brand name =Flagyl) is an antibiotic medication. For adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/metronidazole-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

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Which is best for rosacea- metrogel or metrolotion?

Which is best for rosacea- metrogel or metrolotion?

Metronidazole: There is no real difference between any of the Metronidazole topical products. In my practice, I prescribe the generic form of mitronidazole cream almost exclusively. ...Read more

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Can you use metrogel a few hours after intercourse?

Start Therapy: Yes you can use Metrogel a few hours after intercourse, but then its advisable to abstain till therapy is completed (5 days course). Common side effect is burning and stinging.
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Can I consume alcoholic beverages while using metrogel?

At your own peril...: Like trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, Metronidazole and alcohol can cause a Disulfiram -like reaction similar the drug, Antabuse (disulfiram) - resulting in violent vomiting. ...Read more

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Which is best for rosacea: metrogel, cream, or lotion meds?

Same active: Same active ingredient. It is dependent on your individual response and preference. ...Read more

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Med phobic does metrogel cause any side effects or dizziness?

Med phobic does metrogel cause any side effects or dizziness?

Widely used topical: Potential side effects mean symptoms reported by individuals taking the medications during trial periods. The percentages are important, because it says that 10% noted this symptom during the trial which means that you may not experience the same symptom. Metrogel topical has topical side effects listed from 1 in 4 dryness scaling to as rare as 1 in 10 stinging/burning. Dizziness was not reported. ...Read more

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What topical other than metrogel or finacea works for rosacea?

What topical other than metrogel or finacea works for rosacea?

Alpha lipoic acid: Other topical treatments such as Alpha lipoic acid preparations are also effective in decreasing the redness encountered in rosacea. It should be combined with an anti-inflammatory diet rich in essential fatty acids. ...Read more

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Is white clumpy discharge normal, when taking metrogel for bv?

Superimposed Yeast: It is not uncommon for people who are treated for BV to develop a yeast infection on the meds. You should be looked at by your gynecologist but I have seen this before. ...Read more

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

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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I have BV for several years I have took Flagyl metrogel and bodic acid no help. Is there anything better?

I have BV for several years I have took Flagyl metrogel and bodic acid no help. Is there anything better?

Chronic BV: It is important to establish a correct diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis by culture and other tests. If you do indeed have BV and it comes back very quickly after treatment then there are a couple of things that your gyn can do: do a prolonged treatment with weekly Metrogel. I strongly recommend that you get on a probiotic daily like provella capsules. Activia yogurt, etc. ...Read more

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Using metrogel is it normal for clumps of discharge to come out along with what looks like tiny specks of blood? Are the clumps yeasts?

Why are you: Using Metrogel? Was that prescribed to you for bacterial vaginosis? Yeast-y clumps are usually whitish, thick cottage cheese like, but not always. More vaginal discharge after treated with Metrogel for at least 3-4 days is a sign that there is other infection involved. Please get to a family or GYN specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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If I used metrogel once and didn't have a reaction would I be safe to use again without reaction would it cause throst issues or dizziness?

If I used metrogel once and didn't have a reaction would I be safe to use again without reaction would it cause throst issues or dizziness?

Should be OK: If you have used this medication before and it did not cause any side-effects, you should be able to safely use the medication again. Before you use it, check the expiration date. ...Read more

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What r reasons y women have recurrent bv? This is the 3rd time in 3mths I've had bv. Prescribed metrogel and it keeps coming back no sex in 2mths

What r reasons y women have recurrent bv? This is the 3rd time in 3mths I've had bv. Prescribed metrogel and it keeps coming back no sex in 2mths

Make sure u get: A culture that can check for many bacteria and there can be many that can cause BV up to 6 different ones and u could have other bacteria that can cause a discharge, and I rec pro-biotics to help prevent bv, and u want to avoid heat and humidity in that area meaning if u work out get into dry clothes asap even if u can't shower for a while and sometimes the bacteria can be resistant to the meds. ...Read more

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Does metrogel cleanse the vagina while curing bv?

No: Metrogel contains metronidazole, an antibiotic effective against trichomonas and anaerobic bacteria. As a general rule the vagina will clear itself by secretions and shedding. Some women feel comfortable douching regularly, but many ob/gyn experts disparage this practice. ...Read more

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Can I take penicilin vk while on metrogel?

Yes: No problem with taking these 2 meds concurrently. ...Read more

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Metronidazole (Definition)

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Metrogel (Definition)

MetroGel is an acne agent which is a ...Read more