metronidazole gel, Metrogel, Metrocream, Metrolotion, Metrogel Vaginal, Vandazole, Noritate, Rosadan

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GENERIC NAME: metronidazole gel/cream/lotion

BRAND NAME: Metrogel, Metrocream, Metrolotion, Metrogel Vaginal, Vandazole, Noritate, Rosadan, Nuvessa

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

USES: Metronidazole topical gel, cream, and lotion are used for treating rosacea. Metronidazole vaginal gel is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (also referred to as Hemophilus vaginitis, Gardnerella vaginitis, or nonspecific vaginitis), a bacterial infection of the vagina. It is not effective in treating another common vaginal infection, Candidal vaginosis ("yeast infection").

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects are:

Other important side effects include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/30/2016



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