Name: MetroGel Pump
What is the most important information I should know about MetroGel Pump (metronidazole topical)?
Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using MetroGel Pump (metronidazole topical)?
You should not use metronidazole topical if you are allergic to it.
To make sure metronidazole topical is safe for you, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and allergies.
Metronidazole topical is not expected to harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
It is not known whether metronidazole topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
What should I avoid while using MetroGel Pump (metronidazole topical)?
Do not take by mouth. Metronidazole topical is for use only on the skin. If this medication gets in your eyes, rinse with water.
Do not use topical metronidazole in the vagina.
What other drugs will affect MetroGel Pump (metronidazole topical)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied metronidazole. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.