Prescription required. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. MetroCream is also marketed internationally under the name Rozex Cream.
To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more
(me troe ni' da zole)Metronidazole can cause cancer in laboratory animals. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking this medication.
Before taking metronidazole,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to metronidazole, secnidazole (Solosec), tinidazole (Tindamax), any other medications, or any of the ingredients in metronidazole preparations. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor if you are taking or have taken disulfiram (Antabuse). Your doctor may tell you not to take metronidazole if you are taking disulfiram or have taken it within the past 2 weeks.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription, nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), busulfan (Busulfex, Myleran), cimetidine (Tagamet HB), lithium (Lithobid), phenobarbital, and phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek).
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had Crohn's disease, or blood, kidney, or liver disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking metronidazole, call your doctor. Women who are pregnant generally should not take metronidazole during the first trimester (first 3 months) of pregnancy.
- do not drink alcoholic beverages or take products with alcohol or propylene glycol while taking this medication and for at least 3 days after your final dose. Alcohol and propylene glycol may cause nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, headache, sweating, and flushing (redness of the face) when taken with metronidazole.
- upset stomach
- stomach cramps
- loss of appetite
- dry mouth
- sharp, unpleasant metallic taste
- furry tongue; mouth or tongue irritation
- numbness, pain, burning, or tingling in your hands or feet
- peeling or blistering skin
- stuffy nose, fever, sore throat, or other signs of infection
- joint pain
- difficulty speaking
- problems with coordination