A 24-year-old female asked:
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is it ok to take canesten yeast infection oral tablets while using internal metrogel to clear up bv as a precation?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Should not be a problem.
Answered on Sep 15, 2018
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Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience Infectious Disease
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%.
Answered on Nov 27, 2016
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Commonly used: Metrogel is a very commonly prescribed medication for bacterial vaginosis even in the first trimester.
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