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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to take metronidazole 500mg twice a day for 7 days? for "bacterial vaginosis" at 35 weeks and 4 days pregnant, after a week taking macrobid 100mg for a "suspected uti" ?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Safe in pregnancy: Metronidazole is safe in late pregnancy for both mother and baby. And your doctor wouldn't have prescribed it if s/he didn't think it was safe. But check back with the doc's office if you remain uncertain.
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