Metronidazole 0.75% Gel

A concerns was raised with the Patient Safety Group about an incident involving  Metronidazole 0.75% Gel.

The patient was prescribed and dispensed Rozex a formulation of Metronidazole 0.75% Gel indicated for rosacea, rather than the intended metronidazole 0.75% (vaginal).

In response to this incident the Patient Safety Group has developed a resource to support learning and highlights best practice.  

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