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Rozex Gel - welzo
Rozex Gel - welzo

Rozex Gel

Rozex Gel - welzo
Rozex Gel - welzo
Sale price £17.20

Rozex is a topical gel used to treat acne rosacea that contains 0.75% Metronidazole. It contains the...

Rozex is a topical gel used to treat acne rosacea that contains 0.75% Metronidazole. It contains the ingredient metronidazole which combats the skin infections to lessen the outbreaks and inflammation caused by rosacea.

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What is Rozex?

Rozex is used to treat the skin condition rosacea. This topical medication is used to treat the pimples, pustules (spots) and redness associated with rosacea.

How does it work?

Rozex contains the active substance metronidazole which belongs to the group of medicines called antiprotozoal. Its antibacterial agents have been shown to reduce the infection and inflammation of rosacea. 

Is Rozex suitable for me?

This product is intended for adults only and comes as both a gel and a cream. Tell your doctor if you suffer from any other medical conditions before beginning this medication.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Dry skin
  • Redness of the skin (erythema)
  • Itching of the skin (pruritus)
  • Skin discomfort (burning, pain of skin/stinging)
  • Skin irritation
  • Worsening of rosacea

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


Next Day Delivery Guarantee

All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Rozex.

Apply a pea sized amount thinly twice daily to each reddened area of the face. Maximum continuous use of 16 weeks.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Rozex Gel on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Rozex Gel on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Rozex Gel from the NHS.

Can you get Rozex Gel over the counter?

No, you can’t get Rozex Gel over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Rozex Gel is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Rozex Gel online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Rozex Gel safe?

If you have been prescribed Rozex Gel then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Rozex Gel then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Rozex Gel?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Rozex Gel from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Rozex Gel, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Rozex Gel from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Rozex Gel, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Rozex Gel from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Rozex Gel, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Rozex Gel take to work?

The time it takes for a Rozex Gel to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Rozex Gel may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Rozex Gel?

The effectiveness of Rozex Gel can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Rozex Gel?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Rozex Gel.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Rozex Gel in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Rozex Gel in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Rozex Gel is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Rozex Gel users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Rozex Gel at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Rozex Gel head over to for further details.

Can I buy Rozex Gel from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Rozex Gel cost?

The costs of Rozex Gel are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Rozex Gel.

Is Rozex a steroid cream?

No, Rozex is not a steroid cream. It contains an antibiotic called metronidazole, which is used to treat infections. Steroid creams are used to reduce inflammation and swelling. They do not contain antibiotics.

Can Rozex cream be used for perioral dermatitis?

Yes, Rozex cream is an effective treatment for perioral dermatitis. Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected areas of your skin once or twice daily. You should start to see an improvement within a few days, but it may take up to two weeks for the full benefits to be seen. If you don't see any improvement after four weeks, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Is this medication suited for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

What are the ingredients in Rozex cream?

The active ingredient in Rozex cream is metronidazole. It belongs to a group of medicines called antibiotics. These work by killing the bacteria that cause infections. The other ingredients are cetomacrogol, stearyl alcohol, polysorbate 60, propylene glycol and purified water.

How long does it take Rozex to work?

Rozex gel is usually applied once or twice daily, depending on the severity of your condition. It should start to work within a few days, but it may take up to two weeks for the full benefits to be seen. If you don't see any improvement after four weeks, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

Customer Reviews

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Barbra Adkin

It's important to choose a pharmacy that offers a prescription delivery service with secure packaging to protect your medication during transit.