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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

Metronidazole Allergy (Definition)

Metronidazole ( brand name =Flagyl) is an antibiotic medication. For ...Read more


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Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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Antibiotic Flagyl and alcohol?

Not a good idea: Drinking while taking Flagyl can cause an "antabuse (disulfuram)-like reaction, " which can make you very sick. It won't kill you, but you won't be happy. ...Read more

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Does Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg BID treat MRSA?

Does Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg BID treat MRSA?

No: Antibiotics for MRSA are: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS 1 tab BID x 5-10 days( 2 tab BID if BMI >40);Clindamycin 300 mg Q8 hours (450 mg if BMI > 40); Doxycycline 100 mg Q 12 hours x 5-10 days; Minocycline 100 mg Q 12 hours x 5-10 days. If the infection is just a boil or a small abscess >Just incision and drainage alone, without antibiotics ...Read more

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Taking Flagyl and cipro (ciprofloxacin) together indefinitely, is this okay?

Taking Flagyl and cipro (ciprofloxacin) together indefinitely, is this okay?

No: I cannot think of any condition that would require taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl indefinately except for a polymicrobial infection of a foreign body that was impossible to remove. ...Read more

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I was wondering are Flagyl and diflucan (fluconazole) antibiotics?

I was wondering are Flagyl and diflucan (fluconazole) antibiotics?

Yes and no: Flagyl is an antibiotic that treats anaerobic bacteria and some parasites. Diflucan (fluconazole) is an antifungal agent. Technically that still makes it an 'antibiotic, ' though we usually use that term only for antibacterials. ...Read more

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Can Keflex 500mg or Clindamycin HCL 150mg treat BV infection?

Can Keflex 500mg or Clindamycin HCL 150mg treat BV infection?

BV treatment: Yes clindamycin is one of the 2 medications most commonly used to treat this condition, the other being Flagyl. ...Read more

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Does the metronidazole antibiotic cure BV and chlamydia?

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

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Can metronidazole 500mg treat gonorrhea?

No: Metronidazole is not recommended for treatment of gonorrhea. The cdc has recommended certain cephalosporin antibiotics as gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to previously used drugs. See this link for more info: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

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Flagyl ER (metronidazole) tablets used for what?

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Antibiotic: Usually use to treat colon infection such as diverticulitis or c diff colitis. ...Read more

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Will cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice daily for 10 days cure resistant gonorrhea?

Will cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice daily for 10 days cure resistant gonorrhea?

No: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is no longer a reliable treatment for gonorrhea because of resistance. The treatment should be with ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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Can I take Azo yeast with cipro (ciprofloxacin) and flagyl?

Can I take Azo yeast with cipro (ciprofloxacin) and flagyl?

Safe but not helpful: It wouldn't hurt to take these things together, but it probably won't help either. Azo Yeast® is a natural product that has no proven benefit either to prevent or treat yeast infections. If you think you may have a yeast infection, check with the clinic or doctor who prescribed the antibiotics. ...Read more

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Taking one biaxin (clarithromycin) cause yeast infection?

Taking one biaxin (clarithromycin) cause yeast infection?

Possibly: Any alteration of vaginal or perineal flora (normal population of organisms) can predispose to secondary yeast infection but single dose of biaxin (clarithromycin) would be unusual to do this. ...Read more

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Doxycycline and Flagyl treats what?

Doxycycline and Flagyl treats what?

Many Infections: Doxycycline and Flagyl (metronidazole) are antibiotics which can be used in the treatment of many different infections, most often caused by bacteria and/or protozoa. Metronidazole is particularly useful in the treatment of infections which may include anaerobics (live in environments without good oxygen supply). This combination may be used for treating sinus infections or stds for example. ...Read more

Flagyl Allergy (Definition)

Flagyl is an antibiotic medication. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, ...Read more


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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more