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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Metrolotion (Overview)

MetroLotion is an acne agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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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

Dr. Andrew Berry
15 doctors shared insights

Metrolotion (Overview)

MetroLotion is an acne agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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I have recurrent yeast infections. my doctor usually prescribes metronidazole but that no longer works. recently he prescribed polygnax. . what cause?

Hello: Metronidazole is normally for Trichomonas or Bacterial Vaginosis. Polygnax is like an all purpose antifungal, bactericidal antibiotic. I would touch base with your doctor to determine the exact cause of your infections and get a better explanation for why you are on this medication. ...Read more

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Prednisone causes inflammation side effect w/metronidazole & clindamycin. Cyst removed f. Gum. Why is ibuprofen not sufficient in place of prednisone?

Prednisone causes inflammation side effect w/metronidazole & clindamycin. Cyst removed f. Gum.  Why is ibuprofen not sufficient in place of prednisone?

Maybe not: I am not clear what you mean. Prednisone is an anti-inflammatory and does not increase inflammation. Ibuprofen has a slightly increased risk for bleeding because of antiplatelet effects I am uncertain what the rationale is for all your medications except that you might be infected or at risk for infection. Prednisone may decrease swelling but may also increase your risk for infection. ...Read more

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Metronidazole (flagyl) side effects?

Metronidazole (flagyl) side effects?

Several: Gi distress is most common with nausea and metallic taste in mouth. Allergic reactions occur, and a disulfuram effect when alcohol is ingested while on Metronidazole is reported. You should not drink alcohol within 48 hours of being on this medication. ...Read more

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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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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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What is metronidazole?

What is metronidazole?

An antibiotic.: Metronidazole (flagyl) is the generic name for an antimicrobial medicine that targets certain anaerobic bacteria, amoeba, and protozoa. It most commonly comes as an oral pill, and is indicated for use in a wide variety of conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial vaginosis, c. Diff colitis, among many others. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Wilt
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more