A 21-year-old female asked:
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is it safe to take 2 2g doses of metronidazole for bv in a 2 day period?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole dosing: Luckily metronidazole is a relatively safe antibiotic. It doesn't quite make sense to me why you would be taking the large dose consecutively? Usually the 2 gram dose is a 'one time' thing to get rid of BV -bacterial vaginosis. After 1 or 2 days, that dose will have cleared out of the system. Not sure 'why' your doc would give u another round? Maybe you went to a different clinic? It should be OK.
Answered on Jul 26, 2014

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