Metrogel-Vaginal Vaginal Gel 0.75pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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MetroGel-Vaginal: Vaginal gel (0.75%)

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What is this Medicine?

METRONIDAZOLE (me troe NI da zole) VAGINAL GEL is an antiinfective. It is used to treat bacterial vaginitis.

In-Depth Information

MetroGel-Vaginal 0.75% Vaginal Gel

NDC: 992070130
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacterial Vaginosis

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
MetroGel-Vaginal 0.75% Vaginal Gel

Reported Side Effects for MetroGel-Vaginal 0.75% Vaginal Gel

Infection Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Urine Discoloration Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Acne Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
0.2-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
1.2-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.4-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.6-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.2-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Around The Anus Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Irritation Incidence:
>9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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