Uses

This medication is used to treat a certain type of vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis) in females 12 years of age and older. Metronidazole is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

How to use Metronidazole Gel

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and the Instructions for Use that come with this product before you start using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This product is for vaginal use only. Wash your hands before and after use. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If it gets into your eyes, rinse them with cool water. Call your doctor if eye irritation persists.

Insert the applicator filled with medication high into the vagina and press the plunger to release the medication. This product is given as a single dose at bedtime.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after several days or if it gets worse.

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