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Treatment Instructions for MetroGel-Vaginal

Dosing Information

The dose of this medication your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on whether once- or twice-daily dosing is preferred.
(Click MetroGel-Vaginal Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of MetroGel-Vaginal

Just like any medicine, MetroGel-Vaginal may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects seen with MetroGel-Vaginal include but are not limited to:
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Vaginal yeast infection
  • Vaginal irritation
  • Digestive discomfort.
(Click MetroGel-Vaginal Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

MetroGel-Vaginal may interact with a few other medications (see MetroGel-Vaginal Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
  • Any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • A history of low blood cell counts
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, liver failure, or cirrhosis.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click MetroGel-Vaginal Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
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