Instruction for Metrogyl
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The active substance, metronidazole, belongs to the group of nitroimidazole derivatives. After the reaction of reduction of the 5-nitro group, which occurs when interacting with the intracellular proteins of bacteria, the drug is able to inhibit the synthesis of certain nucleic acids, which are the basis of bacterial DNA.
Due to this effect on DNA, microbial cells die. Metrogyl is effective in treating bacterial infections caused by anaerobic microorganisms Veillonela spp., Fusobacterium spp., Bacteroides spp., Clostridium spp., Eubacterium spp., Peptostreptococcus spp., Peptococcus spp. Strains of Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia intestinalis are sensitive to the action of metronidazole.
Aerobic microorganisms and facultative anaerobes are insensitive to Metrogyl gel, but in the presence of mixed flora (aerobes and anaerobes), metronidazole acts synergistically with antibiotics that are effective against ordinary aerobes.
It increases the sensitivity of tumors to radiation, causes disulfiram-like reactions, stimulates reparative processes.
Indications for use
What helps metrogyl from? According to the instructions, gel for external use is prescribed in the following cases:
rosacea (including poststeroid), acne vulgaris;
infectious skin diseases, bedsores;
eczema, seborrheic eczema, oily seborrhea, seborrheic dermatitis;
trophic ulcers of the lower extremities (against the background of varicose veins, diabetes mellitus), weakening healing wounds;
hemorrhoids, anal fissures.
Instructions for use of gel Metrogyl, dosage
Gel for external use should be applied with a thin layer to the previously cleaned affected skin areas 2 times a day (morning / evening).
Duration of use - up to 4 months, as a rule, improvement occurs within 3 weeks after the start of therapy.
Avoid contact with the open mucous membranes and eyes. If the gel gets into the eyes, they must be washed with a significant amount of running water.
Side effects of metrogyl
The instruction warns about the possibility of the development of the following side effects when prescribing metrogyl gel:
allergic reactions (urticaria, skin rash);
hyperemia, peeling and burning of the skin, watery eyes.
It is contraindicated to appoint metrogyl gel for external use in the following cases:
hypersensitivity to the drug.
The gel should be used with caution in the first trimester of pregnancy and lactating women.
Overdose with metrogyl
Cases of gel overdose when externally administered have not been reported. In the case of taking the drug inside, the stomach and intestines are washed, sorbents are taken (activated carbon), and symptomatic therapy is taken.
The shelf life of the gel - 3 years from the date of manufacture. Store in a dark, dry, out of reach of children at a temperature not higher than + 30 ° C. Do not allow freezing.
In this autumn-winter-spring, even the thrush did not come to me, let alone other infections that “walk” among women during the cold season. metrogyl saved this happiness. I used it as a warning strike against infections, although I usually know that it is already used to treat post factum. From the experience of a girlfriend, I can say that he treats as well, as it prevents it))
Metronidazole is generally a magical thing :)))) I used dental gel to treat stomatitis and inflamed wisdom teeth. I did not know that there is a simple preparation for external use, I will consider it on occasion)
Terms of sell
You don't need a prescription to buy Metrogyl gel.