Available as gel or cream, multiple pack sizes
- Topical Rosacea Treatment
- Helps manage spots and redness from Rosacea
- Always read the patient information leaflet before use.
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Rozex is a topical treatment for redness and spots associated with rosacea. It contains the active ingredient metronidazole, a type of medicine known as an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent. Metronidazole has been shown to help control infection and inflammation in rosacea.
Always use Rozex exactly as described in the patient information leaflet or as your doctor / Chemist4U pharmacist has told you. Wash and dry the affected areas of skin before applying Rozex. Apply a thin layer to all the affected areas and rub in well, being careful to avoid your eyes. You should apply Rozex twice a day (morning and evening), unless instructed otherwise by your doctor.
Do not go out into strong sunlight and avoid exposure to UV light (e.g. solariums, sun lamps) while using this product. It is advised that you avoid alcohol while using Rozex.
Like all medicines, Rozex may cause side effects in some people, but these won’t affect everybody. Seek emergency medical attention if you notice any signs of a severe allergic reaction, symptoms of which include swelling of the face and throat, skin rash, breathing difficulties and/or loss of consciousness. Common side effects include:
- Dry skin
- Redness of the skin
- Itching of the skin
- Skin discomfort
- Skin irritation
- Worsening of rosacea
For more information about uncommon side effects, refer to the patient information leaflet. If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Rozex may be unsuitable for certain people. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or if you have any blood disorders. Check with your doctor or pharmacist before using Rozex if you are taking any other medicines, especially those used to thin the blood. Speak to your doctor before using Rozex if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Rozex is not suitable for children and should only be used by adults aged 18 and over. If your child is suffering from rosacea, ask their doctor or pharmacist for suitable treatment options.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
Store in a cool, dry place out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date, referring to the last day of the month stated on the packaging. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
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What are the symptoms of rosacea?
Rosacea is a long-term condition that affects the skin on the face. It is more common in women and those with lighter skin, but it can affect anyone, and symptoms are sometimes worse in men. The main symptoms include:
- Redness across your nose, cheeks, forehead and chin (this may be less noticeable on those with darker skin)
- Burning or stinging when washing your face with water or skincare products
Other symptoms can include dry skin, swelling around the eyes, yellow-orange patches on the skin, sore eyelids and thickened skin.