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Does The Metronidazole Antibiotic Cure Bv And Chlamydia
Not both: Metronidazole will often cure BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is ineffective against chlamydia. For this you will need a different antibiotic, such as azithromycin, doxycycline, eryhromycin, or uncommonly Levofloxacin and ofloxacin. See your clinician for an appropriate prescription. ...Read more
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
Can i take metronidazole 500mg(prescribed for bv, two a day) and azithromycin(prescribed for chlamydia) at the same time? The metronidazole is supposed to be taken once in the morning and once at night and the azithromycin im supposed to take a ll 4 capsu
It : It is ok to take both, but you might want to give your stomach at least a 20 minute rest in between the Azithromycin dose and the Metronidazole dose. Both can cause stomach upset, so taking them together may make you feel pretty miserable. Taking them with food or milk can help. Good luck! and remember not to have unprotected sex for 7 days after treatment and make sure your partner has been treated, too to prevent reinfection. Good luck! ...Read more
I had chlamydia &my doc prescribe antibiotic &metronidazole. & i'm stil seeing discharge in my underwear.What can I use to get rid of it? Please
Need to be seen: If you are being treated for chlamydia and likely pid, and you are still having an abnormal discharge, then you really need to be seen. There is nothing that you can do on your own to solve this or make the symptoms go away. The infection needs to be identified and properly treated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I was exposd to chlamydia & i didnt know til after i was treated for bv and took flagyl i got tested last week and im negative for it, was i cured?
Negative for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Still discharge and pain in vagina. Feel need to pee. Bv test showed staph. 4 different antibiotics and no cure?
Herpes?: This is too complex for a clear on this sort of forum. Keep working with your doctors. If not under the care of a genitourinary medicine (GUM) or infectious diseases specialist, that might be worthwhile. Also, make sure you were tested for herpes, which could cause such symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more
I think I have chlamydia and/or trichomoniasis. Is it safe to take two antibiotics, zithromaz and flagyl, at the same time and at what dosage each?
When taking antibiotics for chlamydia and bacterial vaginosis if I vomit will the antibiotics still work?
It depends...: ...on how soon you vomit after each dose. Within 30 minutes, treatment may not work. After a half hour, usually enough antibiotic is retained or has been absorbed to still be effective. If both doxycycline and metronidazole, don't take them together and take both with food. Avoid alcohol. Also, azithromycin 1 dose can replace doxycycline. Discuss all this with the doctor or clinic treating you. ...Read more
Chlamydia: The CDC guidelines for the treatment of Chlamydia include antibiotics such as erythromycin, doxycline, azithromycin or ofloxacin. Erythromycin or amoxicillin are recommended during pregnancy. Usually see azithromycin or doxycline being used. Metronidazole is not a good choice for tx of chlamydia. ...Read more