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Metronidazole 0.75% gel is a topical medicine used to treat inflammation or reddening of the skin. It is an effective treatment for symptoms of the condition known as Rosacea.
You can order online with DrEd, by simply filling in our brief medical questionnaire. Our doctors will review your order and then approve appropriate treatment.
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Rosacea is a skin condition that’s very common but not very well understood. It most commonly affects people on the face (cheeks, eyes and nose), neck and sometimes on the chest.
Most people with Rosacea will find that they experience it every now and then. Their symptoms will flare up for a few months at a time, disappear for a while, before recurring later on as another outbreak.
Rosacea isn’t contagious, and it isn’t known to cause permanent scarring. However, it is a chronic condition (it can last for a long time) which currently has no cure. With proper treatment, the symptoms of Rosacea can be treated and kept under control.
The most common symptoms of Rosacea are:
We still don’t know exactly what causes Rosacea. But, we do know that there are a number factors that commonly trigger or make people's symptoms worse. These can include:
Rosacea can affect anyone. However, it’s much more common in:
It doesn’t usually occur in children or adolescents.
If you think you or your child might have Rosacea, make an appointment your nurse or GP. They will examine your symptoms and talk to you about your medical history to make a proper diagnosis.
Unfortunately, there’s no cure for Rosacea. However, the symptoms of Rosacea can be treated effectively treated with the right medication. Treatments for Rosacea include:
Metronidazole 0.75% and Finacea (azelaic acid) gel are both topical gel treatments for the external symptoms of Rosacea. You use them in the same way, applying the gel to the affected areas of skin.
The biggest difference between Metronidazole 0.75% and Finacea (azelaic acid) is that Metronidazole 0.75% causes (on average) less side effects, but is also thought to be less effective.
Mirvaso is another topical treatment, however it is used specifically to treat people who have rosacea that presents more with flushing and erythema. Metronidazole gel should be used to treat rosacea if the main symptoms are papules and pustules (acne-like).
You would use Metronidazole 0.75% to treat any noticeable external symptoms of Rosacea, if they were bothering you or causing you discomfort. You should only use the gel if it has been prescribed to you directly, by a licensed medical professional.
Metronidazole 0.75% gel works by controlling the infection and inflammation in your skin, that can be caused by conditions like Rosacea.
It usually takes around 3-4 weeks before you will notice a change in your symptoms of Rosacea. If there is no change in your symptoms by the end of 8 weeks, check with your nurse or doctor.
If used correctly, Metronidazole 0.75% is an effective treatment for Rosacea. It is especially effective in mild to moderate cases.
Yes, Metronidazole 0.75% can be used by any sex.
Metronidazole 0.75% gel should only be used by adults who have been prescribed it to them by a licensed nurse or doctor.
Metronidazole 0.75% isn’t recommended for children under the age of 12 years old. Don’t use Metronidazole 0.75% gel if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of its ingredients. Check with your nurse or GP before using the gel if you are pregnant or currently breastfeeding, as it may not be suitable for you to use.
The typical course of treatment with Metronidazole 0.75% is 8 weeks. However, the length of treatment will depend on your individual symptoms and medical history. Your nurse or GP will work out and let you know how long you should be using the gel.
Stop using Metronidazole 0.75% gel when your prescribing nurse or doctor tells you to, or if you experience any unpleasant or extreme side effects (like an allergic reaction).
Keep your Metronidazole 0.75% out of the reach of children, don’t refrigerate, and never use it after the expiry date written on the packet.
Metronidazole 0.75% is a safe drug when you use it exactly as it has been prescribed to you by your nurse or doctor.
dry or irritated skin
Drinking alcohol during treatment isn’t advised, because it can cause an unpleasant reaction (headaches, nausea, weakness, confusion, blurred vision, and breathing problems).
Otherwise, speak to your doctor before using Metronidazole 0.75% gel if you are currently:
These drugs may interact negatively with the gel.
Before using the gel, wash and dry your face. Apply about 1cm (0.5 inch) of the gel onto your fingers, and rub into the affected areas of skin.
Apply the gel twice a day (every morning and evening for 8 weeks), or until the course of treatment is complete.
Never increase your dosage without the approval of your prescribing nurse or doctor. Even if you miss a dose of your gel don’t use twice the amount next time. Over-using Metronidazole 0.75% could make your symptoms worse.
The active ingredient is metronidazole.
Other ingredients include: hydroxyethylcellulose, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), disodium edetate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), sodium hydroxide, ethyl parahydroxybenzoate (E214), potassium dihydrogen phosphate, glycerol, and purified water.
Metronidazole 0.75% gel should only ever be applied externally, to the skin. Never use it on broken skin, or inside the mouth or eyes. Metronidazole 0.75% gel is sometimes called ‘Acea Gel’.
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You'll complete a short online health assessment and choose the medication you need. If you're unsure, our in-house GPs can also recommend the best treatment for you.
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Available to Collect: Thursday 25 Feb 2016 after 11am
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Estimated Delivery: Saturday 27 Feb 2016 - Tuesday 01 Mar 2016
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