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can a woman take metronidazole while pregnant

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Dr. Erinn Huffman
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Metronidazole is safe in pregnancy.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Metronidazole is safe in pregnancy.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Although there are no official studies for "flagyl" in pregnancy, millions of pregnant women have been prescribed this medication for bacterial vagino ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This is the standard treatment for the most common vaginal infection --bacterial vaginosis. It is also used for treatment of trichomoniasis and other ... Read More
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Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, Metronidazole (flagyl) is safe and it is the preferred treatment for bacterial vaginosis (bv) while pregnant. Years ago, lab studies suggested t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: The only antibiotic that has ever been proven to decrease birth-control effectiveness is Rifampin--a drug used to treat tuberculosis. There are theor ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but: Yes, but take the vagianl cream - metrogel- not the oral flagyl. Partner needs to be treated too.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Yes,: you can.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus Appel
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: metronidazole is commonly used in pregnancy. Try to look into ways of preventing BV. Chronic antiobiotic use can throw your entire digestive/vaginal f ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, : vaginal gel or oral are OK. Should be safe, and helpful to clear infection that could be more risk for the pregnancy.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Now: Metronidazole had nothing to do with getting pregnant. As soon as your Mirena (levonorgestrel) was removed you return to your normal fertility. Pregn ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Metronidazole is used very commonly in pregnancy.

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