Rozex 0.75% Gel 50g


Our Price $57.99
PBS $0.00
Concession $0.00
Safety Net $0.00

S8 Note - This prescription item is Schedule 8 and can only be supplied on a script from a registered doctor in Queensland. Any prescriptions from any other state cannot be filled and will be returned in the mail

Note: Private, PBS and our prices are available to the general public. Concession and Safety Net prices are only available to people with the appropriate concession or Safety Net cards. See Prescriptions for more details.


This prescription item requires a pre approved authority from the Government in order to get this item at the quoted price. Authority prescriptions need to be applied for by the doctor writing the script and can include reasons such as increased quantities due to dosage, increased repeats, use for a pre determined specified use, or the nature of the medication itself requiring specialist interaction. In the event that an authority is not granted on the script, the price will revert to the private price quoted for that item


This item contains more than one pack of a prescription product. Before this can be dispensed the doctor has to give approval. The prescription must be written for the total quantity or the prescription must be endorsed by your doctor "Regulation 24" otherwise we will be unable to dispense the increased amount. If you proceed with the order without approval, we will only send out one pack at the single pack price and refund the difference. Eg If your prescription is written out for 30 Tablets with 5 repeats and it does not have “Regulation 24 “ written on the script, the ONLY quantity we can dispense is 30 at one time. Further dispensing of this product could only occur after an appropriate length of time - usually 21 days but depends on dosage. In this example if you would like to obtain 180 Tablets then the doctor must endorse the prescription “Regulation 24” or the quantity must be written out for 180 and not 30. NB Conditions apply on the writing of a Regulation 24 prescription. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for details.

We can no longer accept signed authority forms from your doctor as permission to dispense more than one pack. Please contact our pharmacist for more information.

If you order this item as Private, NO PBS stickers will be issued. Once any prescription order has been sent the product cannot be returned for a refund even if your doctor changes your medication or you have an adverse reaction.

Rozex 0.75% Gel 50g

Rozex 0.75% Gel 50g

Product ID: 7500

Pharmacist Only Medicine

This product is a Pharmacist Only Medicine and requires pharmacist advice before we can dispatch this product. You must first place the order and then contact our pharmacists within 48 hours on 1300 367 283. The pharmacist will determine if this product is appropriate for you and if so, approve the order. In the event that you do not do this, the product will be deleted from your order and the balance of your order will be dispatched. This is not required if you have a doctor's prescription.


General Information

Rozex GEL
metronidazole 0.75%

Consumer Medicine Information

What is in this leaflet
This leaflet answers some common questions about ROZEX GEL. Please read this leaflet carefully before you start using the GEL. It does not contain all the information available on this medicine. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.

All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risks of using ROZEX against the benefits it might have for you. If you have concerns about using this medicine ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep this leaflet with your tube. You may wish to read it again later.

What ROZEX is used for
ROZEX GEL is used for the treatment of rosacea.

Skin affected by rosacea has one or more of the following features: a redness that looks like a blush; pimples; small knobbly lumps on the nose and / or thin red lines due to enlarged blood vessels.

The active ingredient in ROZEX is metronidazole which belongs to the class of medicines known as antiprotozoals and antibacterials.

It is not clear how ROZEX GEL works however it may have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory action.

Preparations which are applied to the skin such as ROZEX GEL can be used in combination with other oral medications prescribed by your doctor.

Before you use ROZEX
When you must not use it
Do not use ROZEX GEL

if you have an allergy to metronidazole or any other ingredient of the gel.
if you have or ever have had a blood disorder.
to treat your child's skin problem. ROZEX GEL has not been studied for use in children.
if you are pregnant. There are no well-controlled studies of therapy with ROZEX GEL in pregnant women.
How to use ROZEX
Things you must do
Wash and dry your hands before applying the gel.
Apply morning and evening to a dry, clean face.
Squeeze a small quantity of ROZEX GEL onto your fingertips and rub a thin film onto the affected areas.
Use a sunscreen when exposure to the sun cannot be avoided.
ROZEX is only for use on the skin.

Continue to use even though there may not be an immediate effect. Medicines can take several weeks to show an effect.

While you are using ROZEX
Things you must not do

Do not use cosmetic products that contain alcohol or are abrasive.
Do not use medicated soaps.
These may have an extra drying or irritant effect.
It is not known if ROZEX GEL can increase the likelihood of skin cancers developing in people who have excessive exposure to sunlight. Therefore you should avoid or minimise exposure of areas treated with ROZEX GEL to sunlight or other sources of UV light.
Unnecessary or prolonged use of ROZEX GEL should be avoided as the long-term safety is unknown.
Things you can do

Apply make up over ROZEX GEL.
If you forget to apply ROZEX GEL use it again as directed, as soon as you remember.
Things to be careful of

ROZEX GEL should not come into contact with the eyes or mucous membranes. If accidental contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water and pat dry.

Avoid conditions known to make rosacea worse such as hot, spicy foods, alcohol, extremes of temperature and excessive exposure to sunlight.

Side effects
Avoid contact with the eyes. Contact will cause irritation.
Use ROZEX less frequently if your face becomes hot, red, itchy or swollen.
Stop using ROZEX GEL and see your doctor if the problem persists.
In case of accidental swallowing Immediately telephone your doctor or Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 for advice if in Australia.

Each gram of ROZEX GEL contains:

Active: metronidazole 7.5 mg/g. Preservatives: methyl hydroxybenzoate 0.8 mg/g, propyl hydroxybenzoate 0.2 mg/g.

Inactives: disodium edetate, carbomer, propylene glycol, sodium hydroxide to adjust pH and purified water q.s. to 1.0g.

After using ROZEX
Store below 25 degrees and keep out of reach of children.

Product Description
ROZEX is a homogeneous gel in an aluminium tube with a screw cap. It is available in a 15g, 30g and 50g tube by prescription only.

Where to go for further information.
If you have any questions about this product, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Galderma Australia
9 Rodborough Road
Frenchs Forest NSW 2086

New Zealand Distributor
Pacific Pharmaceuticals
76 Leonard Road
Mt Wellington, Auckland 6.

Australian Registration Number: AUST R 15211
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