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Re: rosacea - I can not afford metrocream, what can I do for my rosacea? Thanks I have been prescribed metrocream and it worked great, just need a much more affordable alternative.
Vote for metrogel: I believe the gel has the best penetration ...Read more
Ok after 1st trimest: If you mean. Metrogel vaginal, it is safe after the 1st trimester. ...Read more
I had 2grams of metronidazole oral for my trichomonas. How long will I see the effect if the medication I took?
Within a week: Be sure your partner is also treated ...Read more
I've taken metronidazole once a day for two days can I drink tommorow if I stop taking this medication after two days of taking it?
Metronidazole and alcohol are metabolized by the liver You could experience a bad side effect called Disulfiram Reaction. "Clockwork Orange"
Nausea Vomiting headache, rapid heartbeat, flushing, SOB. That is why we recommend that you do not to take both at the same time. You should wait at least 48 hours until your body has completely metabolized the drug, in order to safely drink alcohol. ...Read more
Can I get a Rx for metronidazole or tinidazole without seeing my Dr? My partner & I have have already taken the medication aprox 2 yrs ago
Maybe. Maybe not.: Try HealthTap PRIME, where doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients have a monthly subscription fee. The fee is the same, regardless of whether or not the doctor prescribes a medication. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions provide general information, not medical care.) ...Read more
I'm taking metronidazole 500mg for bv it will be day 4 tomorrow but I still see discharge How long does it take is medication to start working?
It can take time: Don't be impatient. It can take up to a week for the discharge to start really retreating....I'd say that if after 7-10 days there's absolutely NO improvement that it would be a reasonable time to call your doctor and report poor effect. ...Read more
My husband has hemorrhoids & the doctors prescribed medications for him. Metronidazole is among the medications, why is he prescribing an antiprozoal?
Just finished taking metronidazole last night for BV. Woke up this morning started spotting/bleeding. Is this normal due to the medication?
Not from the drug: Metronidazole doesn't do this. Neither does BV itself. However, BV often accompanies other conditions that could cause vaginal bleeding, such as STDs (e.g. gonorrhea, chlamydia), cervicitis, pre-cancerous changes due to HPV, and others. Discuss with with the clinic or doctor who diagnosed and treated your BV. Good luck! ...Read more
While taking metronidazole for BV does it take the fishy odor away? While on the medication if sexual intercourse occurs will I have the fishy odor?
The infection is: The cause of the odor. Once the medicine treats the infection...No more odor. ...Read more
I have been taking 2 medications for 5 days now that are metronidazole 500mg and doxycycline 100mg and my husband and I had sex today is that ok?
Infection?: What are you treating and why? If this is bacterial vaginosis it is possible that if your husband has the organisms of the surface of his penis that he can transfer them back to you and you could become reinfected. ...Read more
Does Flagyl/metronidazole 500mg medication have HCG in it? Can this drug cause a false positive pregnancy test?
Hi, can metronidazole gel. 75% cause false pregnancy test. I finished my medication nd got 3 positives am I pregnant?
Am not aware of that: Please see your ob-gyn for a blood test to confirm or refute. ...Read more
I have an important question about the medication metronidazole and taking it while pregnant. I was in my first trimester of pregnancy when my doctor prescribed metronidazole. After taking this medication, I started having complications with my pregnancy
Metronidazole: Metronidazole is pregnancy category b. There are no controlled studies in human pregnancies. During pregnancy, the decision needs to be made whether the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks, when alternative treatments have been ineffective. The patient should advise the doctor if she is pregnant or plans to become pregnant during treatment because Metronidazole use is normally avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy. I do not know if Metronidazole was associated with your pregnancy complications. ...Read more
I have been taking metronidazole 500mg and doxycycline hyclate 100mg for 5 days now and my husband and I had unprotected sex I didn't know I should not have sex till I completed my medication am I going to be ok?
Why meds?: We would need to know why you are taking the medication if the first place. If you are taking these for a sexually transmitted disease then having sex while still partially infected could cause retransmission to your partner. If not taking for a std then sex is not relevant here. ...Read more
Can I continue to take my herbal weight loss pills while taking yeast infection medication? Terconazole, metronidazole and azithromycin.
Yes, but: It's a total waste of your money. The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. There may also be interactions with the pills and your rx since we don't know that's in the pills. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. The only way to lose weight and keep it off is to eat less and exercise more. ...Read more
What to do if I am allergic to secnidazole and flagyl, does that mean I'm allergic to all the metronidazole drugs?
Most Likely: You may be allergic to multiple types of Azoles, not just antibiotics. You should see an allergist for further evaluation. ...Read more