A 21-year-old female asked:
Bv, got metronidazole vag gel.....is it as strong as the pills ? from opinion which is more effective?
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Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
YES: The gel is as effective as a week of the pills. The choice is generally made based on patient preference. Don't drink alcohol or use alcohol-containing products while on this drug.
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