Drug Interactions between Macrobid and MetroGel-Vaginal
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Macrobid (nitrofurantoin)
- MetroGel-Vaginal (metronidazole topical)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Macrobid and MetroGel-Vaginal. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Macrobid is in the drug class urinary anti-infectives.
- Macrobid is used to treat the following conditions:
- Metrogel-vaginal is in the following drug classes: topical anti-rosacea agents, vaginal anti-infectives.
- Metrogel-vaginal is used to treat Bacterial Vaginitis.
Drug and food interactions
metroNIDAZOLE topical food
Applies to: MetroGel-Vaginal (metronidazole topical)
Consumption of alcoholic beverages or products containing alcohol or propylene glycol during treatment with metroNIDAZOLE topical may occasionally trigger a reaction in some patients similar to the disulfiram reaction, which includes unpleasant effects such as flushing, throbbing in head and neck, throbbing headache, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, sweating, thirst, chest pain, rapid heartbeat, palpitation, low blood pressure, dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, and confusion. Rarely, more severe reactions may include abnormal heart rhythm, heart attack, heart failure, unconsciousness, convulsions, and even death. Patients treated with metroNIDAZOLE topical should avoid using any products containing alcohol or propylene glycol during and for up to 3 days until after completion of therapy. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|