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i am 12 weeks pregnant can i take flagyl

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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Ask you OB: Your obstetrician can best answer your question. It is contrindicated in the first trimester and with breast feding
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is approved for use
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
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
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wait: Although this is considered safe in pregnancy as a general rule, there is a published caution against use in the first trimester.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Metronidazole is used very commonly in pregnancy.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: Although Metronidazole has been on the market for almost 40 years, its use remains controversial during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Recent evidence h ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Category B safe: Past 1st trimester of pregnancy seems to be safe to take metronidazole. It is by fda pregnancy cathegory b which is safe. If any further concern , p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out this link: Take care and best wishes! http://www.Med-health.Net/is-brown-spotting-common-in-early-pregnancy.Html.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Most mom's who have been pregnant before can pick this up at about 16 wks. Most first timers don't pick it up until later (20 wks).
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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