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Zyomet Gel (Metronidazole 0.75% w/w)

What is Zyomet Gel and what is it used for

Zyomet gel

Zyomet Gel contains metronidazole. Metronidazole belongs to a group of medicines called antiprotozoal and antibacterial agents and has been shown to help control infection and inflammation in certain skin problems, such as rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition which causes redness and spots on the face.

Before you use ZyometGel

DO NOT use Zyomet Gel if:

you know you are allergic to Metronidazole or any of the other ingredients of Zyomet Gel .

Zyomet Gel is not suitable for children.

Take special care with Zyomet Gel

Keep Zyomet Gel away from your eyes. If you accidentally get some in your eye, wash it carefully and thoroughly with water.

If you suffer from any blood disorders do not use Zyomet Gel unless your doctor says you can.

This product should not be used in children.

Do not go out into strong sunlight or use UV lamps while you are using this product.

Avoid drinking alcohol while using this product.

Avoid prolonged and unnecessary use of this medicine.

Using Zyomet Gel with other medicines

Using Zyomet Gelcould interfere with drugs used to thin the blood (anticoagulants) such as warfarin and coumarin. Contact your doctor for advice if you are taking medicines to thin your blood, or if you suffer from any other blood disorder.

Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or having recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Using Zyomet Gel with food and drink

Metronidazole taken by mouth can react with alcohol. This reaction is unlikely with Zyomet Gel because it is only applied on the skin. However, you are advised not to drink alcohol while you are using Zyomet Gel .

Pregnancy and breast feeding

If you are or think that you may be pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, or are breast feeding, please tell your doctor before using Zyomet Gel . Normally, its use is not recommended in pregnancy or breast feeding.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking or using any medicine.

Important information about some of the ingredients of Zyomet Gel

Zyomet Gel contains propylene glycol which may cause skin irritation. This will cause the original rash to get worse instead of better. If this happens, please contact your doctor.

How to use Zyomet Gel

When you buy cheap Metronidazole you must know how to use it

Always use Zyomet Gel exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Zyomet Gel is for EXTERNAL USE only.

Zyomet Gel should be applied twice a day, in the morning and evening, normally for 8 or 9 weeks. Your doctor may recommend a longer treatment depending on the severity of your condition.

Wash your hands before and after using the gel.

First, wash and dry the affected area of the skin.

Using you fingertips, apply a thin layer of gel to the affected area of the skin. If it does not rub into your skin easily, you are using too much.

If you accidentally get some gel in your eye, wash it carefully and thoroughly with warm water.

Your doctor or pharmacist will tell you how long to use Zyomet Gel for to keep your condition under control.

If you accidentally swallow Zyomet Gel:

You should contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately for advice.

If you forget to use ZyometGel:

Apply it when you remember then carry on as normal.

If you stop using ZyometGel:

EnsurethatyouuseZyometGel forthefulllength of time recommended by your doctor.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Zyomet Gel can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Effects on the skin:

Zyomet Gel can cause temporary redness, slight dryness, itching, mild stinging or burning of the skin. If this should happen, you must either use the gel a little less often, or even stop using it until the irritation settles down or until your doctor tell you to start using gel again.

Rarely, worsening of rosacea can occur.

Effects on the eyes:

If used too closely to the eyes, it has been known to cause watering of the eyes. If this should happen or you accidentally get some of the gel in your eyes, immediately bathe them thoroughly with an eye-wash or clean water.

Effects on the rest of the body:

Occasionally, a metallic taste, feeling sick (nausea) or numbness and tingling in the fingers or toes may be experienced.

If any of the side effects becomes serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

How to store Zyomet Gel

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Do not use Zyomet Gel after the expiry date which is stated on the label.

ZyometGelshouldbestoredat normal room temperature (below 25°C). Do not refrigerate.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.


This medicine is for you. Only a doctor can prescribe it for you. Never give this medicine to someone else, it could harm them, even if their symptoms seem the same as yours.

Further information

What Zyomet Gel Contains

The active substance is Metronidazole 0.75%w/w.

The other ingredients are propylene glycol, disodiumedetate, hydroxyethyl cellulose, benzyl alcohol and water.

What Zyomet Gel looks like and contents of the pack

Zyomet Gel is supplied in tubes each containing 5g, 15g, 30g, 50g or 60g of gel.

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