What is Rozex (Metronidazole) used for?
Rozex (Metronidazole) is a topical cream or gel used to treat lesions caused by rosacea, a skin disorder. It can also reduce redness, inflammation and the amount of pimples caused by this condition. The active ingredient in this cream is a type of antibiotic.
How should I use Rozex (Metronidazole)?
Rozex (Metronidazole) comes in the form of a cream or gel, which is applied directly to the skin, usually twice per day, once in the morning and again in the evening, or as directed by your physician. Before you apply it to the face, you should wash the affected area 15 minutes before applying the gel. Ensure that the skin is dry, and apply a thin layer of cream or gel. Gently rub it in, taking care not to get any in the eyes. You should note that it can take up to 3 weeks before you notice an improvement, and 9 weeks for the full benefit to be noticed. Consult your physician if you don't notice any improvement after 3 weeks.
What are the side effects of Rozex (Metronidazole)?
Rozex (Metronidazole) may cause some side effects, such as:
If you notice numbness or a tingling sensation in your feet, you should inform your physician immediately.
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 any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.