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MetroCream Drug Interactions

Disulfiram
Taking metronidazole and disulfiram together can cause psychosis, such as hallucinations. It is unclear if this interaction applies to the skin formulations of metronidazole such as MetroCream, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed from the skin into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
 
For oral forms of metronidazole, the standard recommendation is to avoid the 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. It is unclear whether this interaction applies to the skin formulations of metronidazole such as MetroCream, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed from the skin into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these drugs together.
 
Lithium
Metronidazole can increase the level of lithium in your blood, increasing your risk for lithium toxicity. It is unclear whether this interaction applies to the skin formulations of metronidazole such as MetroCream, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed from the skin into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
 
Your healthcare provider might decide to measure the level of lithium in your blood a few days after you start MetroCream, as your lithium dosage may need to be adjusted.
 
Maraviroc
Metronidazole can increase the level of maraviroc in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk for side effects. It is unclear whether this interaction applies to the skin formulations of metronidazole such as MetroCream, as only a small amount of the medication is absorbed from the skin into the bloodstream. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.

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