Rozex Gel


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Rozex gel is a topical medication that is available on prescription and is used for the treatment of pustules and inflammatory papules of skin disease called ‘Rosacea.’ A rosacea skin disorder is characterized by redness that appears like a blush.

  • Treats pimples and redness associated with rosacea
  • Easy application
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Genuine medication
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Rozex Gel is a topical medication that is available on prescription and is used for the treatment of pustules and inflammatory papules of skin disease called ‘Rosacea.’ A rosacea skin disorder is characterized by redness that appears like a blush, blemish, pimples, or some lumps in the nose or chin due to bloated blood vessels.

Rozex Gel contains the active ingredient known as ‘Metronidazole.’ This is a drug that belongs to the classification of medicines as antibacterials or antiprotozoals.

For more information on the prescription medication patients should refer to the Rozex Gel patient information leaflet.

Rozex Gel contains the active ingredient ‘Metronidazole.’ It is an antibiotic kind of drug. This is used to treat the massive inflammatory action of the skin condition known as acne rosacea. This is a long term skin condition characterized by redness and inflammation of the chin, eyelids, nose, cheeks, and forehead.

The cream is used to help reduce the cystic action of the skin condition and help reduce the redness. It is unclear specifically how this drug works, but it is found effective in curing the condition with its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory action to the skin.

It often takes 2-3 months of consistent use of Rozex Gel that the skin starts to clear up and reduce the redness.

This Rozex Gel medication is very helpful for patients suffering from acne rosacea. It is because it is very potent in clearing the problem, reduce flushing and redness, as well as help fight itching and other related problems associated with the skin condition. It is not established how Rozex Gel works for patients, but its efficacy is perhaps due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial action.

Rozex Gel is for external use and must be applied in the skin of the face only.

Avoid getting the Rozex Gel on your eye, mouth, nose, or other mucous membrane areas. If you do, carefully and immediately wash the area with warm water.

Do not expose the treated area of the skin to direct sunlight as it can make the treatment ineffective.

If you experience any skin irritation, stop using Rozex Gel for a few days and resume use after the symptoms have gone. Ask your doctor if the problem persists.

Always use this Rozex Gel exactly as your doctor had told you. Check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Here is how to use Rozex Gel:

  • Wash the affected area of your face
  • Apply a pea-sized amount of the cream on the affected area
  • Rub the cream and spread evenly
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after every use
  • Use the cream twice a day (morning and night) or as advised by your physician

The duration of the treatment will have to depend on your prescriber.

Rozex 0.75% Gel

The dosage of Rozex Gel is at 0.75% of cream Metronidazole. Use the cream twice a day (morning and night) or as advised by your doctor.

Rozex Gel Side Effects

Like any other medicines, Rozex Gel can come with some side effects, but not everyone is able to experience them.

Stop using the Rozex Gel if you –

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • Have an allergy to Metronidazole or other ingredients of Rozex Gel  
  • Are using it on children
  • Have blood disorder

Rozex Gel can cause some side effects among patients aged 18 years old and above. Here are the most common side effects of the drug Rozex Gel:

  • Severe itching of the skin
  • Worsening of rosacea
  • Dry skin
  • Superficial reddening of the skin
  • Skin discomfort
  • Skin burning, dryness
  • Pain of skin or stinging)
  • Skin irritation
  • Hyperpigmentation and other pigmentation disorders

These are the more common side effects of the topical Rozex Gel. Other Rozex Gel side effects not listed above may occur in some patients. Do inform your physician or pharmacist if you notice any side effects not mentioned in this article.

Inform your doctor, nurse or pharmacist, if you experience any of the following rare side effects:

  • Skin infection
  • Hives
  • Dysgeusia (metallic taste)
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Skin exfoliation
  • Swelling face
  • Nausea
  • Excess watery fluid collection on the eyelids or facial area
  • Reduced sense of touch or sensation
  • Tingling or pricking sensation
  • Numbness in the extremities
  • Seborrhea
  • Sunburn
  • Gastritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Stuffy runny nose

These are the recorded unusual side effects of the topical medication Rozex gel.

This list of side effects is not conclusive. Always read the product information leaflet for other possible side effects. This Rozex must always be kept out of reach of children. It should not be used by breastfeeding or pregnant women. But, there is no conclusive evidence that the contents of the cream can pass on pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Always consult your doctor before taking Rozex. If your acne rosacea condition has not improved after consistent use and treatment with Rozex or where it becomes worse, immediately talk to your doctor.

Buy Rozex Gel

You can safely buy Rozex gel online at UK Meds. You will first need to have an online consultation with a pharmacist independent prescriber before your order will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Rozex is the right medication for your medical condition.

Rozex Gel Boots

At the time of writing, Rozex Gel is available at Boots. However, should you wish to purchase Rozex Gel online, you can do so at UK Meds. Additionally, if you would like to purchase more than one tube of Rozex Gel, you can benefit from further savings at UK Meds.


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Scott Weaver

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Scott is an experienced, skilled content writer dedicated to creating helpful and accessible medical content for UK Meds.

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