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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So, Just How does Metrogel work ?

I have mentioned a few times in the past that the way that metrogel helps rosacea is unknown. This statement deserves some clarification. Actually the way that metronidazole works is well known. This is despite the official prescribing information for Metrogel 1% listing the Pharmacodynamics as “the mechanisms by which metronidazole acts are unknown”. How […]

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Metrogel, Metrolotion, Metrocream, Noritate, once or twice per day – all the same same !!

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Metrogel 1% roundup at AAD

Written by on March 4, 2006 in Metrogel 1% with 3 Comments

Following are two presentations from the American Academy of Dermatology, 64th Annual Meeting, March 3-7 2006, San Francisco. Metrogel 1% was in full promotional mode during this time. Naturally enough Galderma are keen to promote the 1% formulation of metrogel as this is seen as a `new’ product since the 0.75% version has come out […]

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