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NUVESSA
Vaginal infections
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Drug Name:

NUVESSA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Metronidazole 1.3%; vaginal gel; contains parabens.

Company:
Exeltis USA

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for NUVESSA:

Bacterial vaginosis in non-pregnant women.

Adult:

One applicatorful once daily at bedtime.

Children:

<18yrs: not established.

Contraindications:

Concomitant or within 2 weeks of disulfiram use. Concomitant alcohol and preparations containing ethanol or propylene glycol during and for ≥24hrs after treatment.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for ophthalmic, dermal, or oral use. CNS diseases. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended (may pump/discard milk during and for 24hrs after therapy ends).

Pharmacological Class:

Antibacterial.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. May potentiate oral anticoagulants, lithium. May be potentiated by cimetidine. May interfere with serum chemistry tests.

Adverse Reactions:

Vulvovaginal candidiasis, headache, vulvovaginal pruritus, nausea, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Gel—5g (w. applicator)

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