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Can I Use Metronidazole While On My Period
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
It does in some: Women but I would not count on that. It is used to treat infections especially vaginal infections so I am not sure what it will do to your periods. It does have a nasty side effect if you drink any type of alcohol with it on board. Beware :) Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I am taking metronidazole. I started my period yesterday and the color is really dark almost black. Is this normal?
Possibly: If you are using Flagyl at the same time with the oral contraceptive pill, you could be pregnant due to preferential aborption of the Flagyl over the contraceptive leaving you "unprotected" for pregnancy. Obtain a pregnancy test or see a md if no period within 3 additional days. ...Read more
You can: Pad is better but you can wear a tampon as well. ...Read more
Are you a guy?: Flagyl is a brand name for metronidazole, so you are (or she is) taking a single antibiotic. Theoretically, metronidazole & other antibiotics can reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptive, altho the chance from this specific antibiotic is very small. If your (or her) period is late, I recommend a pregnancy test. Best wishes. ...Read more
I got my period 2 weeks ago and I started spotting yesterday. I've been taking metronidazole. Is this normal?
More info: I really need to know what other meds you're taking and whether you have been examined for a variety of problems, including STDs. The short answer is, no, this is not normal; but it doesn't necessarily mean anything is bad or terrible. ...Read more
1st time I got my dp shot it stopped my period. I took tetracycline & metronidazole & it came back. I stopped but I still get my period. How to stop?
Unpredictable: The bleeding patterns with depoprovera are unpredictable. You are right that for some in takes the period away. For others it causes irregular bleeding. There is no "normal" for Depo-Provera users. The longer you are on it the higher the chance of no periods. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud may be a better option for you if you want to avoid pregnancy and stop having periods. ...Read more
I have a pink/orange discharge which I got after the brown discharge after my period. The dr gave me metronidazole but did not work. What could it be?
My period had to come this pass Thursdays I was using metronidazole gel about 2 weeks ago can the gel cause my period to be late I had unprotected sex?
No: If you are late for a period take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
I have taken the Metronidazole vaginal gel a week before my period. My question is can taken the gel delay the period in any way.
Yes: No problem, hope and pray you get better ...Read more
Can I take metronidazole 500 mg pills while on my period? Or should I wait until period ends? Can I have sex while taking this? It's for BV
Continue treatment: You should continue treatment while on your period. However, you shouldn't have sex for the next couple of weeks -- not because of metronidazole, but sex is associated with BV and might make treatment less effective. If sex is inevitable, for sure use condoms. I hope you were tested for STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas), which are much more common in women with BV. ...Read more
After taking Metronidazole and Ciprofloxacin last month (April) I had gotten my period for 2 weeks. Now its turning itself on and off. Am I pregnant?
Taking metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis. Will metronidazole affect my menstrual cycle or period? Will bacterial vaginosis affect my menstrual cycle or period?
Doctor prescribed me ciprofloxacin and metronidazole for an vaginal infection a few days before my period and now I'm 5 days late as of today?
Late?: Sorry to hear about you problem. Your question is? ...Read more
I am on acyclovir, metronidazole and cephalexin right now and my period is a few days late. I am on the pill, on my third day of sugar pills. Was wondering if the combo of these would affect my peroid. Also I have not had sex since I have been taking the
Flagyl period: Not related.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was in treatment Flagyl ovules 1 x 7 days. Today would be my last day, but my period came early. Will I have to start it again after my period?
Can Flagyl or doxycline make my period late? I have not had sex in 10 months so I can't be pregnant.
No: Antibiotics do not cause late periods.Get a more detailed answer ›
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