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Metrogel Brand names, Metrogel Analogs

Metrogel Brand Names Mixture

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Metrogel Chemical_Formula


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Metrogel fda sheet

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Metrogel msds (material safety sheet)

Metrogel MSDS

Metrogel Synthesis Reference

Jacob et al., U.S. Pat. 2,944,061 (1960)

Metrogel Molecular Weight

171.154 g/mol

Metrogel Melting Point

160 oC

Metrogel H2O Solubility


Metrogel State


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Metrogel Dosage Forms

Tablet; Intravenous injection

Metrogel Indication

Treatment of acute acne rosacea

Metrogel Pharmacology

Metronidazole, a synthetic antibacterial and antiprotozoal agent of the nitroimidazole class, is used against protozoa such as Trichomonas vaginalis, amebiasis, and giardiasis. Metronidazole is extremely effective against anaerobic bacterial infections and is also used to treat Crohn's disease, antibiotic-associated diarrhea, and rosacea.

Metrogel Absorption

Well absorbed

Metrogel side effects and Toxicity

Convulsive seizures and peripheral neuropathy, the latter characterized mainly by numbness or paresthesia of an extremity, LD50=500 mg/kg/day (orally in rat)

Metrogel Patient Information

Metrogel Organisms Affected

Bacteria and protozoa