Metronidazole is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Metronidazole topical (for the skin) is used to treat skin lesions caused by rosacea. Metronidazole topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Rosadan is an antibiotic prescribed to help patients with skin lesions caused by rosacea (flushing of the skin). This prescription is only available in brand form. Rosadan is meant for topical use on the skin only.