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Is it safe to take metronidazole with milk?

Is it safe to take metronidazole with milk?

Yes: There is no known contraindication to taking Metronidazole with milk; however, you avoid taking any alcoholic beverages with metronidazole. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Wilt
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Metronidazole (Definition)

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


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My doc asked me to stop bf for 24 hrs to take 500 mg metronidazole oral, i don't pump enough milk so how can I do this? Do i need to stop bf to take it?

Metronidazole: Breastfed babies get Metronidazole in doses less than used to treat infections in infants. Plasma levels of the drug and metabolite are measurable, but less than maternal plasma levels. Candidal infections and diarrhea have been reported oral and rectal colonization with candida might be more common, but doubt that 24 hrs of a single dose will be harmful to your baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take metronidazole while breast feeding ?

Is it safe to take metronidazole  while breast feeding
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Category B= OK: Metronidazole is categoryb which considered safe during pregnancy/lactation, thus should be ok to use. Like all meds, use the smallest effective dose for shortest duration of time possible. Eat well and continue your prenatal vitamins while breastfeeding. Congrats on the new baby and good luck. ...Read more

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