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Metrogel Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I have been prescribed metronidazole and nitrofurantoin to take together. I also take a benedril a day for allergies. It it safe to combine these?
Diabetes. Pen allergy. Cycle of clindamycin post oral surgery. "Probably infected in spots." Prescribed another Clin cycle combo w/ metronidazole. OK?
Yes: Sometimes it takes more than one round of antibiotics to clear up an infection and this combination usually works well. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes you can use Metrogel a few hours after intercourse, but then its advisable to abstain till therapy is completed (5 days course). Common side effect is burning and stinging.
Take care. ...Read more
Same active: Same active ingredient. It is dependent on your individual response and preference. ...Read more
Widely used topical: Potential side effects mean symptoms reported by individuals taking the medications during trial periods. The percentages are important, because it says that 10% noted this symptom during the trial which means that you may not experience the same symptom. Metrogel topical has topical side effects listed from 1 in 4 dryness scaling to as rare as 1 in 10 stinging/burning. Dizziness was not reported. ...Read more
Vote for metrogel: I believe the gel has the best penetration ...Read more
I have BV for several years I have took Flagyl metrogel and bodic acid no help. Is there anything better?
Chronic BV: It is important to establish a correct diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis by culture and other tests. If you do indeed have BV and it comes back very quickly after treatment then there are a couple of things that your gyn can do: do a prolonged treatment with weekly Metrogel. I strongly recommend that you get on a probiotic daily like provella capsules. Activia yogurt, etc. ...Read more
Using metrogel is it normal for clumps of discharge to come out along with what looks like tiny specks of blood? Are the clumps yeasts?
Why are you: Using Metrogel? Was that prescribed to you for bacterial vaginosis? Yeast-y clumps are usually whitish, thick cottage cheese like, but not always. More vaginal discharge after treated with Metrogel for at least 3-4 days is a sign that there is other infection involved. Please get to a family or GYN specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What r reasons y women have recurrent bv? This is the 3rd time in 3mths I've had bv. Prescribed metrogel and it keeps coming back no sex in 2mths
Make sure u get: A culture that can check for many bacteria and there can be many that can cause BV up to 6 different ones and u could have other bacteria that can cause a discharge, and I rec pro-biotics to help prevent bv, and u want to avoid heat and humidity in that area meaning if u work out get into dry clothes asap even if u can't shower for a while and sometimes the bacteria can be resistant to the meds. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: Metrogel is usually prescribed one applicatorful vaginally twice a day (once in morning, once in evening) for bacterial vaginosis. Treatment is for 5 days. Package directions should have stated that on package. ...Read more
Sounds like yeast: Yeast infections are pretty common in the world and are even more common after treatment with antibiotics. There is normally a few yeast along with a number of other bacteria in the vagina. When abnormal bacteria overgrow and take over that is bacterial vaginosis. When the yeast overgrow, that is a yeast infection. See your doctor about treatment for yeast or use Monistat otc. ...Read more
5 days: Metrogel should be used by inserting 1 applicator daily for 5 days. Unfortunately, bacterial vaginosis is sometimes difficult to eradicate or will frequently come back. If needed, the 5 day course can be repeated or 1 applicator can be used weekly in difficult to treat cases. Metrogel can have se of skin irritation, burning, or rarely a metallic taste or nausea, especially if taken with alcohol. ...Read more
Prescribed MetroGel today but start period in two days. Can it be used during cycle or should I wait?
Start now: It can be used but if you have heavy periods use on the days of lighter flow at bedtime. ...Read more
If I used metrogel once and didn't have a reaction would I be safe to use again without reaction would it cause throst issues or dizziness?
Should be OK: If you have used this medication before and it did not cause any side-effects, you should be able to safely use the medication again. Before you use it, check the expiration date. ...Read more