Drug interactions between MetroGel and Retin-A
|MetroGel (metronidazole topical)|
|Retin-A (tretinoin topical)|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between MetroGel and Retin-A - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- MetroGel is in the drug class topical anti-rosacea agents.
- MetroGel is used to treat the following conditions:
- Retin-A is a member of the drug class topical acne agents.
- Retin-A is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
metroNIDAZOLE topical food
Applies to: MetroGel (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 therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.