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I am 12 weeks pregnant can I take flagyl

A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Ask you OB: Your obstetrician can best answer your question. It is contrindicated in the first trimester and with breast feding
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Flagyl: I think this question is best answered by your obstetrician and your pharmacist who has more access to information regarding medications. I have read ... Read More
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
FDA pregnancy: Category b: use of (flagyl) Metronidazole for trichomoniasis is contraindicated during the first trimester; the manufacturer makes no further recommen... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Wait: Although this is considered safe in pregnancy as a general rule, there is a published caution against use in the first trimester.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Category B: No drug is ever completely safe in pregnancy. Therefore, one should always minimize the drugs taken in pregnancy. Flagyl is a pregnancy risk categor... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
Obstetrics & Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: Metronidazole is used very commonly in pregnancy.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yeast: This sounds like a classic case of a vaginal yeast infection. There are many over the counter vaginal yeast medications that you can try. If this doe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Metronidazole: Use during 1st trimester for trichomoniasis is not recommended. Please discuss with your doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bauman
pharmacology 32 years experience
FDA Category B: Potential benefits must be balanced against risk. Fda category b - "animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and th... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Amebas not friendly: The risk of getting sick with amebiasis is very high.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
It is Cat B: But some does cross the placenta, I do not recommend douching, vaginal Metrogel is safer even though that does not work well if you have trichomonas, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No problem: Metronidazole (Flagyl®) and prenatal vitamins don't interfere with one another, and MTZ is safe in pregnancy. Check back with your doctor's office if ... Read More
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