Rozex is a topical cream usually prescribed for rosacea, a disease of the skin commonly related with adult acne. This cream is applied on the skin on most notably frequent to constant flushing of the face around the cheeks and chin area. Rozex has been shown to significantly reduce inflammatory lesions of rosacea in as little as four weeks with minimal skin dryness and irritation.

Rozex has the generic name of Metronidazole and found in the form of a cream is a topical preparation of the active ingredient and antibiotic metronidazole. It is used for reducing the swelling and redness caused by acne rosacea. The antibiotic is especially useful for infections caused by parasites and certain bacteria that do not require oxygen to survive. The active ingredient of this medicine Metronidazole comes in several forms, including oral tablets and capsules, skin lotions and creams and gels

How to Use Rozex Cream

  • Use this medication on the skin only. Wash well and dry your hands before and after applying this medication. Wash and dry the area to be treated. Wait 15 minutes, and then apply a thin layer of medication usually once or twice daily, or as directed by the physician.
  • Wait 5 minutes before applying cosmetics. Avoid using this medication around the eye area, unless directed by your physician.
  • Watery eyes or tearing of the eyes may occur if this medication is applied too close to the eyes. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this occurs, rinse your eyes properly with cool water

Cautions before Use Rozex Cream

  • Before using Rozex, tell your doctor or chemist if you are allergic to it or its ingredient or to other nitroimidazole antibiotics such as tinidazole or to other ingredients in this product.
  • People with a medical history, especially of blood disorders known as blood dyscrasias should not use this medicine.
  • Pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting their healthcare provider. 

Rozex Cream Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of Rozex are as follows:

  • Stinging and burning of the skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin dryness and redness
  • Metallic taste
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Tingling or numbness of the hands and feet

Rozex Cream Interactions and Overdose

This medicine can react with any prescription and nonprescription medicine, dietary supplements and herbal preparations, so it is suggested that patients should consult their healthcare providers before taking any medicine along with Rozex. Rozex may also react with blood thinners like warfarin and should be taken with it.

In case of over dosage the patient should be taken to the medical support immediately.


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