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A 24-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to take canesten yeast infection oral tablets while using internal metrogel to clear up bv as a precation?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem.
Dr. Omega Edwards
Infectious Disease 20 years experience
Synergistic : It is ok to take canesten while using metrogel. Why? 1. Canesten taken orally should not significantly interact with Metrogel placed directly into the vagina. 2. Canesten targets yeast while Metrogel targets bacteria. Hence, they should not antagonize each other. Synergistic p.S. Avoiding sexual intercourse while being treated increases your chance of cure by 50%.
Last updated Sep 15, 2018

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