METROCREAM Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 020531/001.

Names and composition

"METROCREAM" is the commercial name of a drug composed of METRONIDAZOLE.

Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
020531/001 METROCREAM METRONIDAZOLE CREAM/TOPICAL 0.75%

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
205531/001 METRONIDAZOLE IN PLASTIC CONTAINER METRONIDAZOLE INJECTABLE/INJECTION 500MG per 100ML
074523/002 METROMIDOL METRONIDAZOLE TABLET/ORAL 500MG
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018353/002 FLAGYL I.V. RTU IN PLASTIC CONTAINER METRONIDAZOLE INJECTABLE/INJECTION 500MG per 100ML
018900/001 METRO I.V. IN PLASTIC CONTAINER METRONIDAZOLE INJECTABLE/INJECTION 500MG per 100ML
012623/001 FLAGYL METRONIDAZOLE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
018674/001 METRO I.V. METRONIDAZOLE INJECTABLE/INJECTION 500MG per 100ML
018871/001 PROTOSTAT METRONIDAZOLE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
018871/002 PROTOSTAT METRONIDAZOLE TABLET/ORAL 500MG
070029/001 SATRIC METRONIDAZOLE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
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205223/001 NUVESSA METRONIDAZOLE GEL/VAGINAL 1.3%
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020334/001 FLAGYL METRONIDAZOLE CAPSULE/ORAL 375MG
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076408/001 METRONIDAZOLE METRONIDAZOLE CREAM/TOPICAL 0.75%
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Answered questions

Has anyone used metrocream during their pregnancy?
I have severe rosacea and since I stopped taking my antibiotic its come back even worse. My doctor said it was ok to use the metrocream. But I'm still a little worried. I'd feel better if someone told me they used it with no problems. Im 21 weeks along & the rosacea is only in my face. Asked by Jerome Siguenza 1 month ago.

Metrocream (metronidazole) is classified as a type B pregnancy drug. It should be fine for you to use as directed as only a small amount of it would have the chance of crossing the fetal barrier. You can look up this medication and others at womenshealth.gov or webmd Answered by Erna Whitworth 1 month ago.


Which is best for Rosacea- Metrogel, Metrocream, or Metrolotion?
I've been using Metrogel but I'm starting to become curious about Metrocream and Metrolotion.. My skin type is sort of oily and dry and sometimes flakes around the sides of my mouth.. So, perhaps gel is too harsh right now and I should try the lotion? I am also on differin, finacea, and the oracea pill. Asked by Yajaira Lubrano 1 month ago.

Metrolotion Answered by Candis Schultens 1 month ago.

i have rosacea, i take doxycycline and it totally works. Answered by Houston Aivao 1 month ago.


Any good ideas on how to treat rosacea? Metrocream is not working for me?
Asked by Veronique Bigsby 1 month ago.

Rosacea is a facial rash usually composed of prominent redness and sometimes pimples as well. Rosacea usually occurs in the central part of the face and involves the nose, cheeks, chin and/or forehead. Long term Rosacea may produce Rhinophyma, an enlarged nose, typified by W.C. Field’s nose. TREATMENT DEPENDS UPON TYPE............. there are four types-- 1. Erythematotelangiectatic. 2.Papulopustular. 3.Phymatous. 4.Ocular. treatment----------- 1. topical (applied to the skin) antibiotic, metronidazole is commonly given as a gel or cream for the treatment of mild rosacea.takes about two months to see a more definite improvement. 2.Antibiotic tablets or capsules,The antibiotics normally used are oxytetracycline or tetracycline or erythromycin. Doxycycline i 3. Isotretinoinworks by reducing the production of the skin's sebum and reducing the keratin in the outer layers of the skin. 4. eyelid hygiene 5. Redness and flushing --Clonidine is sometimes used as a non-hormonal treatment for facial flushing during and around the menopause . Over the counter medicines-----------------------(a) corticosteroid creams (such as hydrocortisone) would initially appear to help because they reduce inflammation but, when you stop using them, you could experience a severe flare up (b)_ camouflage creams . (c)_ Laser treatment for telangiectasia. (d)_ Surgery for rhinophyma. Any good ideas on how to treat rosacea? AFTER DETAILS OF YOUR CONDITION. Answered by Ouida Lazer 1 month ago.

Check out whether or not rosacea can be related to yeast infestation (Candida). I think it might. If so, then there are treatments for systemic yeast infestations. www.hufa.org has some basic information about this mostly silent condition. Answered by Colene Zarco 1 month ago.

I've heard that if you rub a freshly cut potato on it every night with a little salt it will lessen. It might ber an old wive's tale, but sometimes these things work. Answered by Brittny Deckert 1 month ago.


Rosacea & dry skin?
I was recently diagnosed with Rosacea. My dematologist put me on tetracycline and Metrocream. I think the cream is majorly drying out my skin!!So I started using the Avene milk cleanser and cream (from Shoppers Drug Mart, & not cheap)and it seems to work till I put my cover up on. Then my skin dries right out! It... Asked by Blanche Kimbrough 1 month ago.

I was recently diagnosed with Rosacea. My dematologist put me on tetracycline and Metrocream. I think the cream is majorly drying out my skin!!So I started using the Avene milk cleanser and cream (from Shoppers Drug Mart, & not cheap) and it seems to work till I put my cover up on. Then my skin dries right out! It almost makes me not want to go out!! Has this happened to anyone and what did you do to help the situation? Thanks! Answered by Kimber Merseal 1 month ago.

First, I would ask your dermatologist to switch you from Metrocream to Finacea. It's been studied to be *much* more effective for rosacea than Metrocream (MetroGel). Finacea is 15% azelaic acid, and the reduction in redness and sensitivity provided after 8 weeks of treatment with Finacea is much better than with Metrocream/Metrogel. Secondly, you will probably need to use moisturizer after you apply the rosacea medication. Select something basic for sensitive skin -- like an Aveeno moisturizer. Your "cover up" (depending on what it is) could contain some alcohol, or if it is powder-based, is going to further dry-out your skin. You need to select a different cover-up that won't dry out your skin -- selecting one for sensitive skin that is creamy will help. Good luck! Answered by Norene Timmer 1 month ago.

Rosacea is considered a chronic (long-term), non-curable skin disease with periodic ups and downs. As opposed to traditional acne, most adult patients do not "outgrow" rosacea. It characteristically involves the central region of the face, causing persistent redness or transient flushing over the areas of the face and nose that normally blush -- mainly the forehead, the chin and the lower half of the nose. It is commonly seen in people with fair or light skin, and particularly in those of Irish and Scottish backgrounds. Unfortunately there isn't much you can do with Rosacea there are many different treatments to consider and if this one isn't helping you, consult your Doctor to prescribe a different one until you have found the one that suits you. Answered by Veronica Goldhaber 1 month ago.


Skin condition: Rosacea Need Sympathy HELP!?
Over 2 months of denial i finally can say i have rosacea. I had suffered over a 4 months of a horrile break out that left my face red. Now that it has cleared up i am left with another realization. My face is never clear or the way it used to be. Its rosy at the cheek area and nose. i went to the doctor and gave me... Asked by Min Roh 1 month ago.

Over 2 months of denial i finally can say i have rosacea. I had suffered over a 4 months of a horrile break out that left my face red. Now that it has cleared up i am left with another realization. My face is never clear or the way it used to be. Its rosy at the cheek area and nose. i went to the doctor and gave me metrocream that was a treatment for rosacea. Its been at least 2 weeks of usage and i dnt think its working. Its not bright red but u can notice rosy-ness. Does anyone else have mild cases of rosacea and cured it or at least make it unnoticable. It real bothers me and my self-esteem. Is surgery the only answer to this situation. I think i had it was a was small but then its long gone. Since its almost summer im worried its going to be worst. One day its better and the next day its worst/!. PLEASE HELP Does accupuncture help? or do i need to clean out my intestine? Answered by Loraine Splonskowski 1 month ago.

Hello, rosacea was destroying my life, just look in the mirror I was depressed a lot and I locked myself in my room, I decided to try several treatments; inside they found the new treatment "Banish Rosacea" specialist Robert Campbell, was able to heal from this terrible rosacea, I feel a strong desire to live. Below I leave you the direct link to their website and you too can heal from this terrible rosacea! Answered by Lorean Slight 1 month ago.

i have it on my cheeks and ive learned 2 deal with it bcuz i dont need blush lol and i like it but there only sum disavanteges like whn pl ask if im sick all the tim but other than that i dont mind it Answered by Johnnie Mayfield 1 month ago.


How to get rid of roasia?
im not sure if i spelt the disease right but it involves redness in the face. people often ask me if im sunburn or that i am blushing all the time. im gettin to the limit where im about to do something about it and i really don't know what to do to get rid of it. i tried lotion and for about 2 weeks it... Asked by Ervin Bunnell 1 month ago.

im not sure if i spelt the disease right but it involves redness in the face. people often ask me if im sunburn or that i am blushing all the time. im gettin to the limit where im about to do something about it and i really don't know what to do to get rid of it. i tried lotion and for about 2 weeks it didn't really do anything. can you please help me out by giving me some ways to get rid of or lessen the redness of my face (aka roasia). thank you Answered by Reagan Stritzke 1 month ago.

Topical metronidazole (MetroCream or MetroGel) is an antibiotic cream and a very common rosacea treatment. Other antibiotic creams include clindamycin (Cleocin and Clinda-Derm) and erythromycin (Emgel and Erygel). Your doctor may also recommend antibacterial skin treatments like azelaic acid (Azelex, Finacea) and sodium sulfacetamide and sulfur (Clenia, Plexion). Tretinoin (Avita, Retin-A), a retinoid, is used in some hard to treat cases. Oral Antibiotics If your rosacea is more severe -- or doesn't respond to ointments -- your doctor might suggest antibiotic pills, though you might keep using skin treatments as well. Some oral antibiotics your doctor might try are minocycline (Dynacin), erythromycin (ERYC), metronidazole (Flagyl), and doxycycline (Vibramycin.) Like any medicine, oral antibiotics can cause side effects. Treatment is typically long-term, often lasting at least six months. Other Drugs If these rosacea treatments don't work, your doctor may try other medicines, such as isotretinoin (Accutane.) However, because of its serious side effects -- like a risk of birth defects -- its use is not routine. Answered by Carl Simoncini 1 month ago.

Unfortunately there is no cure to this condition however like mentioned above it is possible to lessen it's affects. I have heard antibiotics can improve the appearance of your skin, however you will have to see your doctor to get these. Additionally, Rosacea can sometimes be aggravated by certain foods and environments, so maybe it would be necessary to monitor the times when it is at its worst with your diet. Answered by Sanford Goldstein 1 month ago.

being fair skinned its something that happens, I was told there is no cure but there are things that can lessen its appearance. Consult with a dermatologist, they should be able to help you and not send you on some wild goosechase of in home remedies. Good Luck! Answered by Ira Benney 1 month ago.

see a dermatologist, i think you're talking about rosacea Answered by Tresa Aranas 1 month ago.


Anyone with rosacea that has used rosex cream?
Is it any good/ does it work? and how long did you have to use it for? please give all the details, i've finally been prescribed this :) Asked by Marg Follmer 1 month ago.

Metrogel, Metrocream, or Noritate (all contain metronidazole) have worked well for me in the past. Since Rosacea is apparently caused by a protozoa (animal) rather than a bacteria or fungus (plant) antibiotics don't work. By the way, some protozoa can occupy stomach, intestines, nasal cavity or reproductive organs so it may be necessary to have further tests for infections. Consult you doctor. I heard rumors that Rosex was taken off the market or re-branded due to name confusion. I don't know whether it works or not. Answered by Jonathon Porraz 1 month ago.


Any over the counter products that will help rosacea?
I have rosacea on my face and I do not have the money to go to the doctor right now. Is there any over the conter meds I can get for it. thanks Asked by Quiana Deldeo 1 month ago.

I use metrocream which is prescribed and laser treatments. An acne cream will help with breakouts, but will not lessen the redness. Try to find a clinic or low cost doctor since the symptoms may affect your eyes eventually and/or lead to broken veins or scarring your nose, cheeks and chin. There is no cure but symptomatic relief is available. Answered by Garland Robnett 1 month ago.

try Mary Kay Answered by Leandro Juliet 1 month ago.


Has anybody found the cure to acne, scars and redness?
i have all of them. ITS SO ANNOYINGGi got prescribed metrocream 0.75 for redness but i would still like to get rid of the redness and spead up the healingI dont use a acne cleanser, since all of them dry me outHAVE U FOUND A CURE?for acne scars? or acne? i know to drink water etc...also i have a real... Asked by Shondra Eibell 1 month ago.

i have all of them. ITS SO ANNOYINGG i got prescribed metrocream 0.75 for redness but i would still like to get rid of the redness and spead up the healing I dont use a acne cleanser, since all of them dry me out HAVE U FOUND A CURE? for acne scars? or acne? i know to drink water etc... also i have a real question if u buy creams with jars, doesnt in release in air and all the ingredients are in the air? so it doesnt work too wel? because i use this cream but its a jar and u have to open it each time , but i always make sur i wash my hands Answered by Clifford Goertz 1 month ago.

I just drink about 6 bottles of water a day and I don't think about how I look.So its rare when I get pimples. Answered by Melvin Cibula 1 month ago.

While it took little less than two months for me to really see a difference, my acne, blackheads and whole lot of other skin problems I had such as eczema had completely cleared! It was totally amazing... Get Rid Of Acne Permanently? Answered by Qiana Manzella 1 month ago.

Yes, don't eat too much junk food. I used to eat a lot of junk food and now that I've stopped I barely get any acne. But there are also these special pads that I use that automatically dry them and they're gone in less then two days. Here's the brand: AVON: ClearSkin (blemish clearing, acne pads). They really work. Answered by Pearle Lamberton 1 month ago.

mmkay for acne, try Proactive. get the acne cleanser it seriously works im not lying. dont buy that crappy brands you get from a drug store...it wont work because the treatment isnt powerful as Proactive. to prevent acne, drink lots of water. water hydrates the skin and keeps it from being oily and dry. also eat healthy. it will help your muscles get stronger and your skin will be less defenseless Answered by Barbara Schuchmann 1 month ago.


Roasha treatments?
Asked by Vivian Devilliers 1 month ago.

I use a topical medication called MetroCream. It is expensive but excellent. Answered by Keila Teach 1 month ago.


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