What is Rozex (Metronidazole) used for?
Rozex (Metronidazole) is a topical medication used to treat chronic rosacea. It operates by stopping the reproduction of bacteria cells and reducing inflammation of the skin reducing redness and allowing the immune system to control the infection. Your doctor may prescribe its use along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Rozex (Metronidazole)?
Rozex (Metronidazole) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. Most patients are prescribed one daily application to the affected area, but your individual directions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To use the medicine rinse and dry the affected area fifteen minutes before application, apply a small amount of cream to the area, and gently massage it into the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water following each use to make sure the medication does not contact any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have regarding the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Rozex (Metronidazole)?
Rosex (Metronidazole) may lead to side effects in some patients including:
Stop using the cream and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any worrying or intense symptoms such as severe stinging, tingling or numbness of the extremities, the appearance of a severe skin rash, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, welling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced frequency of administration, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Do not apply Rozex (Metronidazole) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. This medication should not be administered to patients who are children, allergic to metronidazole, or who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. You are also suggested to disclose any other chronic health conditions you have that may cause unexpected complications to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your treatment.
Strictly use Rozex (Metronidazole) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Rozex (Metronidazole) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.