Metrogel 1%

Long considered to be the main standard topical treatment for rosacea, Metrogel 1% is the Galderma branded treatment that contains 1% of Metronidazole. Over the years Galderma has brought us Metrogel 0.75%, Metrolotion, Metrocream and now Metrogel 1% Pump 55gm.
Be sure to check out the Metrogel 1% User Reviews and How does Metrogel work?.

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Generic Metrogel soon – Fougera

Generic Metrogel soon – Fougera

Written by on September 17, 2005 in Metrogel 1% with 30 Comments

Interesting to note that Galderma’s patent on metrogel expired on June 6, 2006. Fougera has approval to make generic metrogel, potentially leading to a cheaper alternative. Metrogel is currently a $75 million a year product and growing. Note that only the 0.75% formulation of metronidazole has come out of patent and thus is potentially available […]

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Not that this is all that exciting, but those (in the U.S.) without access to the Noritate 1% Metronidazole, can now get Metrogel in 1% strength. Metrogel (and its companions metrocream and metrolotion) was previously available with 0.75% metronidazole. Metrogel is a bit of a engima for rosacea sufferers. It is by far the most […]

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