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Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


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Does ciprofloxacin and metronidazole cure bacterial vaginosis?

Does ciprofloxacin and metronidazole cure bacterial vaginosis?

Probably: Bacterial vaginosis is not a single organism but is often multiple organisms. Metronidazole is generally first choice therapy for bv. Read more

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Can azithromycin cure bacterial vaginosis?

Can azithromycin cure bacterial vaginosis?

Yes: The gardnerella bacteria that cause BV have a limited spectrum of antibiotics that are effective. Usually Metronidazole and Clindamycin are the 2 'first line' treatments, but research studies have shown that Azithromycin can be effective in treating bv. Read more

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Will azithromycin 250mg tablets- take 2 tablets today then 1 tablet daily for 4 days cure bacterial vaginosis even though its only a 5 day treatment?

Vaginitis: Not likely. Azithromycin may treat only one of the possible causes of your infection. The first job is to determine what is causing the problem and then the right treatment will be evident. Read more

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Can azithromycin cuase bacterial vaginosis?

Can azithromycin cuase bacterial vaginosis?

Vaginosis: The answer is "yes." Azithromycin is an antibiotic. An inevitable side effect any time you take an antibiotic is that you kill off some of the normal bacteria in your system, and they get replaced, at least temporarily, by abnormal bacteria. The cause of bacterial vaginosis is a germ called garderella, which gets a chance to grow in large numbers and cause a symptomatic infection after antibiotics. Read more

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What is bacterial vaginosis? How can you get it and how can it be cured for good?!

What is bacterial vaginosis? How can you get it and how can it be cured for good?!

BV: The bacteria which cause BV are always present in the vagina, they just overgrow. Antibiotic use or douching can cause them to overgrow. BV is not an STD. One cure to to take metronidazole. Read more

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Does clorox cure bacterial vaginosis?

Does clorox cure bacterial vaginosis?

Bad idea: Clorox is for clothes, not human bodies, and especially not delicate mucous membranes like those in the vagina! Read more

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What is a natural cure for bacterial vaginosis?

See a gyn: And get diagnosed properly as there are many different bacteria that can cause BV and different meds are required depending on what type u have and you could have other bacteria also, there is no good home txment and not advisable either. Read more

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Help please! Could cefuroxime axetil cure bacterial vaginosis?

Help please! Could cefuroxime axetil cure bacterial vaginosis?

That is not the drug: Of choice or rec for that, drugs of choice would be Clindesse 1 day vag cream, Metrogel - 5 day vag gel, oral flaygl or generic of it. Read more

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Will metro gel still cure my bacterial vaginosis if I am having my period while I use it?

Will metro gel still cure my bacterial vaginosis if I am having my period while I use it?

Not as well: It won't absorb as well so either have your prescription changed to an oral medication or wait until after your menses to use it. Remember to avoid any alcohol products with this medication to avoid nausea, vomiting, and GI side effects. Take care. Read more

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What medication would be ideal to use to cure vaginal infections? Specifically bacterial vaginosis?

What medication would be ideal to use to cure vaginal infections? Specifically bacterial vaginosis?

See answer: Although BV will sometimes clear up without treatment, all women with symptoms of BV should be treated to avoid complications. Male partners generally do not need to be treated. Recommended regimens: *metronidazole 500 mg PO bid x 7 days; or *metronidazole gel 0.75%, one full applicator (5 g) intravaginally, once daily x 5 days; or *clindamycin cream 2%, one full applicator (5 g) daily x 7 days. Read more

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What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis that can be cured?

What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis that can be cured?

Vaginosis: Treatment will eliminate the discharge, bad odor, pain on intercourse, vaginal bleeding that may occur. Read more

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What is the natural way of permanently cure bacterial vaginosis and its foul smell?

What is the natural way of permanently cure bacterial vaginosis and its foul smell?

Boric Acid?: I would recommend the standard treatment of oral or vaginal flagyl. Intravaginal boric acid 600 mg at bed time provides symptomatic relief. The frequency can be gradually decreased to once or twice a week. You could try a probiotic preparation such as vsl #3 with 110 billion colonies of probiotic bacteria per capsule, but this therapy is unproven. Read more

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What is a good and natural cure for bacterial vaginosis?

What is a good and natural cure for bacterial vaginosis?

Limit sugar: Additionally vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively. You may have to try several different probiotics before the right one for you. Read more

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How long will it take to cure cure bacterial vaginosis with apple cider vineger?

How long will it take to cure cure bacterial vaginosis with apple cider vineger?

Forever: Apple cider vineger will not cure bacterial vaginosis which is usually treated with Metronidazole or flagyl. Probiotic treatment may help. Read more

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Will taking vitamins and eating yogurt daily cure and prevent bacterial vaginosis?

Will taking vitamins and eating yogurt daily cure and prevent bacterial vaginosis?

It can help prevent: It but not cure it once you have it u need antibiotics either vaginal cream, vagina supp or oral pills, the yogurt must have active acidophilus cultures or u can get acidolphilus pills at any drugstore or probiotics but u must take them every day also heat and humidity in the vulva- vaginal area contribute to vaginosis, air and dryness are good. Read more

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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

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