What is MetroCream?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Metronidazole topical

MetroCream® is a brand name for topical metronidazole, an antibiotic and antiprotozoal agent that as a topical agent is used to treat the inflammatory lesions and erythema of rosacea.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Rosacea 2 0
Ophthalmic rosacea 1 0
Rashes (redness, swelling) 1 0
Rosacea 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell


Based on patients currently taking MetroCream

Dosage Patients
0.75 % daily 1

Why patients stopped taking MetroCream

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking MetroCream


Currently taking MetroCream

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking MetroCream

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking MetroCream and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Azelaic acid topical (Finacea) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MetroCream.