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METROGEL-VAGINAL
Vaginal infections
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Drug Name:

METROGEL-VAGINAL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Metronidazole 0.75%; vaginal gel; contains parabens.

Company:
Medicis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for METROGEL-VAGINAL:

Bacterial vaginosis.

Adult:

One applicatorful once daily at bedtime, or twice daily, for 5 days.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if abnormal neurological signs develop. CNS or hepatic disease. Abstain from vaginal intercourse during therapy. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Avoid concomitant alcohol. May potentiate oral anticoagulants, lithium. May be potentiated by cimetidine.

Pharmacological Class:

Antibacterial.

Adverse Reactions:

Superinfection, local irritation, GI discomfort/upset, headache, abnormal taste, dizziness, decreased appetite, change in WBC counts.

How Supplied:

Gel—70g (w. applicators)

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