Side Effects of MetrogelJust like any medicine, Metrogel can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the skin gel 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 reactions are less common.
Common side effects of Metrogel may include but are not limited to:
- Skin scaling
- Stinging or burning.
(Click Metrogel Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsMetrogel may react with a few other medications (see Metrogel Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to using Metrogel if you:
- Have a history of low blood cell counts
- Have any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Metrogel and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Metrogel and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Metrogel Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)