What is Rozex (Metronidazole) used for?
Rozex (Metronidazole) is a topical antibiotic prescribed to treat patients suffering from rosacea or other similar skin conditions. The medication slows or stops the reproduction of bacteria cells making it easier for the immune system to eliminate the infection. This action may also make it useful for treating acne. Your physician may prescribe this medication to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Rozex (Metronidazole)?
Always use Rozex (Metronidazole) according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. It is normally administered once daily, but your individual instructions will depend on your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Wash and dry your hands along with the area being treated to remove any dirt or loose skin. Apply a small amount of medicine and gently massage it into the skin allowing any excess cream or gel to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water after each application to prevent it from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have to make sure you are using the medication correctly.
What are the side effects of Rozex (Metronidazole)?
Side effects that may occur while using Rozex (Metronidazole) include:
Also inform your physician about any serious side effects you encounter such as vision problems, numbness, tingling sensations, fever, flu symptoms, painful urination, severe diarrhea that is bloody or watery, or severe skin reaction. Immediately inform your physician about any conditions you encounter that are worrying or intense to make sure the correct alterations are made to your application frequency or dosage to prevent any further health problems from occurring.
Do not apply Rozex (Metronidazole) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. The medication should not be used to treat patients who are allergic to metronidazole or young children. You are also advised to inform your physician about any other chronic health conditions you have that may cause problems during treatment to make sure any necessary adjustments are made.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rozex (Metronidazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.