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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Take Metrodinazole Vaginal Gel While Pregnant

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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If you have trichomoniasis can I take metronidazole vaginal gel?

If you have trichomoniasis can I take metronidazole vaginal gel?

Less effective: Though vaginal trichomoniasis can be effectively treated with metronidazole, oral Metronidazole (single or several day dosing) is much effective. One study that compared the two methods reported a >95% cure with oral medication and only ~50% with the gel. ...Read more

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What happens if i stop taking metronidazole vaginal gel after 8 doses and don't take the last dose or 2 thats left in the tube?

What happens if i stop taking metronidazole vaginal gel after 8 doses and don't take the last dose or 2 thats left in the tube?

Likely okay: You'll likely be okay. 8 doses is the majority of the tube. Ideally, of course, you finish the tube. If you're worried you can see doctor to make sure that the bacteria has been treated and vagina is back to normal. Or you can follow and make sure symptoms don't return. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding. Is it safe for my baby if I use metronidazole vaginal gel?

I am breastfeeding. Is it safe for my baby if I use metronidazole vaginal gel?

Yes: Actually Metronidazole is acceptable for use even in newborns with certain infections; therefore the use of Metronidazole vaginal gel--when used appropriately should pose no harm to your breastfed baby. ...Read more

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Any side effects of metronidazole vaginal gel?

Minimal if anyu: If Metronidazole is absorbed into the circulation it is conceivable that alcohol intolerance may occur, but this would be unusual. ...Read more

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Can I have a beer while using metronidazole vaginal gel?

Can I have a beer while using metronidazole vaginal gel?

Maybe ...: Oral doses of Metronidazole can make some people feel sick if they later drink alcohol. It might be possible for a person to absorb enough of the topical Metronidazole to cause the same effect. Caveat emptor! ...Read more

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Hi i have a metronidazole vaginal gel stuck inside of me i dont know what to do?

Question?: I am not sure what you mean with this question...? If it is purely the vaginal gel and it is inside your vagina, that is fine and it will eventually go away over time, or if a large amount, it could be flushed out with a douche. If it the tubing and not just the gel, then you need to see the GYN and get it removed by the Doctor if you can not get it out. best wishes. ...Read more

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When a male is using metronidazole 0.75 vaginal gel how often should it be used ,for how many days,and up to where half of the area or all ?

When a male is using metronidazole 0.75 vaginal gel how often should it be used ,for how many days,and up to where half of the area or all ?

Off label: Metrogel VAGINAL is made for women so for a man to use it is an off lable use and there are no specific directions for use by a man. For a woman, 1 applicator is placed in the vagina once a day for 5 days. I don't know how or why a man would use it. ...Read more

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I just discovered I have bv. Would metronidazole vaginal gel treat it?

I just discovered I have bv. Would metronidazole vaginal gel treat it?

Yes: Metrogel is one of the medications that i prescribe for bacterial vaginosis, also known as gardnerella. ...Read more

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Can I use Metronidazole vaginal gel while on period?

Flagyl OKwith menses: There is no reason not to use Flagyl (metronidazole) gel during your menses. It might be difficult to keep the gel in the vagina depending on the amount of blood flow and how many tampons you use but continue with your course of metronidazole gel during your menses. ...Read more

Dr. Anthony Sharber
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Metronidazole (Definition)

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