Metronidazole vaginal gel

 

Common English name: Metronidazole vaginal gel

Brand: Zidoval

Application: Bacterial vaginosis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug forms of metronidazole

Pharmacological information of metronidazole vaginal gel

Dosage and method of metronidazole vaginal gel

Contraindic,kations to the use of metronidazole vaginal gel

Consumption of metronidazole vaginal gel during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of metronidazole vaginal gel on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Metronidazole Vaginal Gel

Special warnings and precautions while taking metronidazole vaginal gel

Side effects of metronidazole vaginal gel

Excessive use of metronidazole vaginal gel (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of metronidazole vaginal gel

 

 

 

 

 

Drug forms of metronidazole

Gels, creams, tablets, solutions

 

Pharmacological information of metronidazole vaginal gel

Bacterial vaginosis is a common disease caused by overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. The most important symptom of this disease is vaginal discharge with the smell of fish. This infection sometimes goes away without treatment and sometimes it is necessary to use metronidazole vaginal gel. Metronidazole vaginal gel is applied to the vagina using an applicator.

If you want to know more about metronidazole and metronidazole skin gel or cream, refer to the page of these drugs.

 

Dosage and method of metronidazole vaginal gel

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with metronidazole vaginal gel. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of metronidazole vaginal gel varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

Use an applicator (about 5 grams) of gel on the vagina during sleep.

A course of treatment with this vaginal gel lasts for five consecutive days.

If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindic,kations to the use of metronidazole vaginal gel

Note the expiration date of metronidazole vaginal gel and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give metronidazole vaginal gel to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with metronidazole vaginal gel, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Consumption of metronidazole vaginal gel during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself. Of course, so far there has been no report that this drug is harmful.

 

The effect of metronidazole vaginal gel on driving and working with machines

Metronidazole vaginal gel can cause dizziness and headaches, make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Drug Interactions Metronidazole Vaginal Gel

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with metronidazole include: Alcohol-containing medicines (such as medicines and syrups for coughs and colds, aftershave (solutions after facial shaving)), and medicines containing propylene glycol.

Do not take metronidazole if you have been taking disulfiram for the past two weeks.

Metronidazole may interfere with certain tests and cause erroneous results. Tell the lab staff that you have used this medicine before the test.

 

 Special warnings and precautions while taking metronidazole vaginal gel

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking metronidazole vaginal gel:

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding (although metronidazole has not been shown to be dangerous for your baby, taking any medication during pregnancy should be monitored by your doctor).

If you have ever been allergic to any medications or skin creams.

 

Side effects of metronidazole vaginal gel

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Burning and itching: The body gradually adapts to the medication and this side effect decreases as the infection decreases.

Headache

Vertigo

Decreased appetite and unusual taste in the mouth

Indigestion and stomach pain

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of metronidazole vaginal gel.

 

Excessive use of metronidazole vaginal gel (drug poisoning)

Do not take metronidazole vaginal gel more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of metronidazole vaginal gel

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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