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Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm

Manufacturer/Marketer

Lekar Pharma Ltd

Consume Type

TOPICAL

In Stock

Product Details

About Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is a dermatological antibiotic medication, primarily used to treat bacterial skin infections, impetigo, rosacea, and bacterial vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis). Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria invades and affects the tissues on skin. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Impetigo is a contagious (spread by contact) infection that causes red sores on the face. Rosacea is a skin disease that causes redness, flushing, and pimples on the face.

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is composed of two antibiotics: Mupirocin and Metronidazole. Mupirocin is an antibacterial drug. It prevents the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out its vital functions, thus preventing bacterial growth. Metronidazole belongs to the class of drugs called nitroimidazole antimicrobials. It exerts bactericidal (kills bacteria) action and inhibits bacterial DNA synthesis and cell growth.

Use Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm as suggested by the doctor. Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is for external use only. Your doctor will advise the appropriate dose that suits your infection. Common side effects of Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm include itching, burning sensation, irritation and redness at the application site. These side effects of Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If the side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Let your doctor know if you have any allergic reactions before using Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult the doctor before starting Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm. Limit alcohol consumption while using Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm to effectively manage your disease condition. Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is recommended for children above two months of age with doctor’s advice.

Uses of Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm

Bacterial skin infections, impetigo, rosacea, and bacterial vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis).

Medicinal Benefits

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm treats various bacterial skin infections, impetigo, rosacea, and bacterial vaginal infection. It consists of Mupirocin and Metronidazole. Mupirocin is an antibiotic and prevents the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out its vital functions. It effectively treats impetigo caused due to Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes). Metronidazole is an antibacterial drug that treats insect bites, skin ulcers, bed sores, wounds and other bacterial and parasitic infections. It inhibits the DNA synthesis of bacteria and certain parasites and prevent their cell growth. 

Directions for Use

Ointment: Apply a thin layer with clean and dry hands on the skin's affected areas. You can also apply it with a piece of clean cotton wool or a gauze swab. Gently rub the medicine into the skin until it is disappeared.Collagen particles: Check the label for directions before use. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.Powder: Dust the powder on the skin’s affected areas and pat it lightly on the skin.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm

  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Irritation
  • Redness at the application site

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is for external use only. Avoid contact of Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm with eyes, nose, and mouth. Rinse it off with water thoroughly if you get the medicine accidentally in these areas. Avoid applying Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm on sunburns, lesions, blisters, and open wounds. Cover the affected areas with a dressing or bandage only if the doctor advised you to do so. Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is not recommended for use in diaper rash, which is often caused due to fungus. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should use Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm only with proper doctor consultation and caution. Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is recommended for children above two months of age only with a doctor’s advice. Do not store Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm above 25°C.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Keep your doctor informed of all the medicines you use, including topical products, before starting Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm.

Drug-Food Interaction: No drug-food interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Brief your doctor if you have a medical history of allergic reactions to medicines, fungal infections, and other active skin infections before starting Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    safe if prescribed

    No interaction found/ established. Please consult your doctor before using Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    caution

    Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is recommended for use during pregnancy only with doctor’s advice. Please consult your doctor if you plan to conceive or already pregnant before starting Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    caution

    There are limited studies on how Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm affects breastfed infants. Please consult your doctor before starting Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm if you are breastfeeding.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    safe if prescribed

    Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive or use machines.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    caution

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases or hepatic impairment. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    caution

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm.

  • Safety Warning

    Children

    safe if prescribed

    Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is recommended for children above two months of age only with doctor’s advice.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Use mild soap while taking baths and prefer warm baths.
  • Always wear loose-fitting clothes to avoid further sweat and spread of the skin infection.
  • Regularly change your socks and wash your feet. Avoid shoes that make your feet sweaty and hot.
  • Do not walk barefoot at places like gym showers to prevent infections.
  • Do not scratch the affected area of skin as it can spread the infection to other body parts.
  • Avoid sharing towels, combs, bedsheets, shoes or socks with others.
  • Wash your bed sheets and towels regularly.
  • Avoid or limit the intake of alcohol and caffeine.
  • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly and get plenty of sleep.

Special Advise

If your infection does not improve in 2-5 days, please seek medical advice.

Other Information (MET1631)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Apr-24

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection: Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria invades and affects the tissues on skin. Bacteria occur in three basic shapes: spherical, rod and spiral-shaped. Bacteria may be gram-positive (have thick cell wall) or gram-negative (do not have a cell wall). Some common symptoms of a bacterial infection include cough, fever and tiredness. 

Impetigo: It is a highly contagious (spread by contact) infection that causes red sores on the face. It mainly affects infants and children. The sores developed on the skin usually rupture, ooze, and later form a yellow-brown crust after a few days. 

Rosacea: A skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. Symptoms of Rosacea include small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face.

FAQs

How does Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm work?

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm consists of two antibiotics, Mupirocin and Metronidazole. These two medicines treat various bacterial skin infections by preventing the bacterial cell growth responsible for infections.

Can I use Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm for my baby's diaper rash?

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is not recommended for use in diaper rash. Your baby's paediatrician will suggest other medicines for the treatment of diaper rash.

Can I use Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm for fungal infections?

Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm is indicated for treating only bacterial infections and will not work for fungal infections. Please consult your doctor for more information.

Can I stop using Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm when my symptoms are relieved?

Please do not stop using Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm on your own even if the symptoms are relieved. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Continue the usage of Metrogyl M Ointment 5 gm until your course advised by the doctor is finished.
Country Of Origin

INDIA

Manufacturer/Marketer address

SHETH GOVINDRAO SMRITI 83 B&CDR A B ROAD WORLI MUMBAI MH 400018 INDIA

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