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Specific Drugs That Can React With MetroGel-Vaginal

Disulfiram
Combining metronidazole and disulfiram can cause psychosis, such as hallucinations. However, it is unclear if this interaction applies to the vaginal formulations of metronidazole, such as MetroGel-Vaginal, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
 
For oral forms of metronidazole, the standard advice is to avoid this drug if you have taken disulfiram within the past two weeks.
 
Eplerenone
Metronidazole can increase the level of eplerenone in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk for side effects. However, it is unclear if this interaction applies to the vaginal formulations of metronidazole, such as MetroGel-Vaginal, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
 
Lithium
Metronidazole can increase the level of lithium in your blood, increasing your risk for lithium toxicity. However, it is unclear if this interaction applies to the vaginal formulations of metronidazole, such as MetroGel-Vaginal, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these drugs together.
 
Your healthcare provider might decide to measure the level of lithium in your blood a few days after you start using MetroGel-Vaginal, as your dosage may need to be adjusted.
 
Maraviroc
Metronidazole can increase the level of maraviroc in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk for side effects. However, it is unclear if this interaction applies to the vaginal formulations of metronidazole, such as MetroGel-Vaginal, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
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