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Rosadan

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Overview

What is Rosadan?

Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel contains metronidazole, USP, at a concentration of 7.5 mg per gram (0.75%) in a gel consisting of carbomer homopolymer NF, edetate disodium, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, and sodium hydroxide. Metronidazole is classified therapeutically as an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent.

Chemically, metronidazole is named 2-methyl-5-nitro-1-imidazole-1-ethanol and has the following structure:



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What are the available doses of Rosadan?

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What should I talk to my health care provider before I take Rosadan?

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How should I use Rosadan?

Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel is indicated for topical application in the treatment of inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea.

Apply and rub in a thin film of Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel twice daily, morning and evening, to entire affected areas after washing.

Areas to be treated should be cleansed before application of Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel. Patients may use cosmetics after application of Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel.


What interacts with Rosadan?

Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to metronidazole, parabens, or other ingredients of the formulation.



What are the warnings of Rosadan?

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What are the precautions of Rosadan?

General

Metronidazole Gel has been reported to cause tearing of the eyes. Therefore, contact with the eyes should be avoided. If a reaction suggesting local irritation occurs, patients should be directed to use the medication less frequently or discontinue use. Metronidazole is a nitroimidazole and should be used with care in patients with evidence of, or history of blood dyscrasia.

Information for patients

This medication is to be used as directed by the physician. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes.

Drug Interactions

Oral metronidazole has been reported to potentiate the anticoagulant effect of coumarin and warfarin resulting in a prolongation of prothrombin time. The effect of topical metronidazole on prothrombin time is not known.

Carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, impairment of fertility

Metronidazole has shown evidence of carcinogenic activity in a number of studies involving chronic, oral administration in mice and rats but not in studies involving hamsters.

Metronidazole has shown evidence of mutagenic activity in several in vitro bacterial assay systems. In addition, a dose-response increase in the frequency of micronuclei was observed in mice after intraperitoneal injections and an increase in chromosome aberrations have been reported in patients with Crohn's disease who were treated with 200-1200 mg/day of metronidazole for 1 to 24 months. However, no excess chromosomal aberrations in circulating human lymphocytes have been observed in patients treated for 8 months.

Pregnancy

Nursing mothers

After oral administration, metronidazole is secreted in breast milk in concentrations similar to those found in the plasma. Even though Metronidazole Gel blood levels are significantly lower than those achieved after oral metronidazole, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Pediatric use

Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.


What are the side effects of Rosadan?

The following adverse experiences have been reported with the topical use of metronidazole: burning, skin irritation, dryness, transient redness, metallic taste, tingling or numbness of extremities and nausea.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-973-882-7512 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or.


What should I look out for while using Rosadan?

Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to metronidazole, parabens, or other ingredients of the formulation.


What might happen if I take too much Rosadan?

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How should I store and handle Rosadan?

Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F); see USP controlled room temperature. Protect from light. Do not freeze.Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel USP, 0.75% is supplied in a 45 g tube NDC 43538-182-45


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Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

Bioavailability studies on the topical administration of 1 gram of Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel (7.5 mg of metronidazole) to the face of 10 rosacea patients showed a maximum serum concentration of 66 nanograms per milliliter in one patient. This concentration is approximately 100 times less than concentrations afforded by a single 250 mg oral tablet. The serum metronidazole concentrations were below the detectable limits of the assay at the majority of time points in all patients. Three of the patients had no detectable serum concentrations of metronidazole at any time point. The mean dose of gel applied during clinical studies was 600 mg which represents 4.5 mg of metronidazole per application. Therefore, under normal usage levels, the formulation affords minimal serum concentrations of metronidazole. The mechanisms by which Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel acts in the treatment of rosacea are unknown, but appear to include an anti-inflammatory effect.

Non-Clinical Toxicology
Rosadan (metronidazole) Gel is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to metronidazole, parabens, or other ingredients of the formulation.

Oral metronidazole has been reported to potentiate the anticoagulant effect of coumarin and warfarin resulting in a prolongation of prothrombin time. The effect of topical metronidazole on prothrombin time is not known.

Metronidazole Gel has been reported to cause tearing of the eyes. Therefore, contact with the eyes should be avoided. If a reaction suggesting local irritation occurs, patients should be directed to use the medication less frequently or discontinue use. Metronidazole is a nitroimidazole and should be used with care in patients with evidence of, or history of blood dyscrasia.

The following adverse experiences have been reported with the topical use of metronidazole: burning, skin irritation, dryness, transient redness, metallic taste, tingling or numbness of extremities and nausea.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-973-882-7512 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or.

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Reference

This information is obtained from the National Institute of Health's Standard Packaging Label drug database.
"https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/"

While we update our database periodically, we cannot guarantee it is always updated to the latest version.

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