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Doctor insights on: Metrogel Vaginal Agent

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Is it safe to drink 24 hours after using metroGel vaginal?

Is it safe to drink 24 hours after using metroGel vaginal?

3 days: You should wait 3 days after using medications containing metronidazole before drinking alcohol as a portion of it can be absorbed systemically and cause a disulfuram type reaction which would make you feel horrible. ...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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If I take metrogel vaginal will that help with burning around the clitoris or jus the vagina whole?

If I take metrogel vaginal will that help with burning around the clitoris or jus the vagina whole?

Diagnosis?: Metrogel is prescribed for bacterial vaginosis. Typical symptoms of bacterial vaginosis are vaginal odor and discharge. It does not typically cause vaginal or clitoral burning. ...Read more

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I have unprotected sex while on metrogel-vaginal. What can happen to me? My boyfriend went to the doctor and they say he is ok.

Topical metronidazol: This should have no serious side-effects. Peripheral neuropathy has been described with systemic use of metronidazole, but not with topical applications. Anything can cause allergic reactions, but otherwise there should be no problem, although if you are having unprotected sex you may become pregnant, or if your bf is not monogamous, stds are always possible. ...Read more

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Using metrogel vaginal would it cause head to feel funny I'm scared of Meds cause side effects or reaction or dizziness sjs or numbness ?

Using metrogel vaginal would it cause head to feel funny I'm scared of Meds cause side effects or reaction or dizziness sjs or numbness ?

About fear...: Fear makes the head feel funny. As president Franklin D. Roosevelt once said about 80 years ago, "... let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself..." Medicine is full of uncertainties, so one must find a doctor to trust. If that doctor says don't worry, then fear not. A good doctor will let his patient know when the time comes to worry, no sooner and no later. ...Read more

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Can Metrogel (vaginal) cause a sore throat or throat irritation? I'm experiencing throat irritation after 2 days of using this drug...coincidence?

Probably coincidence: Metrogel vaginally does not usually cause the irritation However flagyl orally can give some mouth metal like taste and can cause some stomach irritation With any indigested alcohol more side effects can occur ...Read more

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I need to take metrogel vaginal for an inflammation. I am currently breastfeeding. Is it okay to continue to breastfeed while using this vaginal cream?

I need to take metrogel vaginal for an inflammation.  I am currently breastfeeding. Is it okay to continue to breastfeed while using this vaginal cream?

According : According to research Metronidazole used vaginally (metro-gel) is unlikely to be of concern while breastfeeding. Obviously this is your decision, but i personally feel it is safe. If i were breastfeeding myself i would use it without question. If you have further concerns please discuss this with your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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Are side effects as common with Vaginal Metrogel?

Unusual: It is unusual to have side effects from metro gel taken vaginally. Occasionally a woman can get a rash. Occasionally women may get nausea, metallic taste in the mouth. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an increased vaginal discharge while using Metrogel for an apparent infection?

Is it normal to have an increased vaginal discharge while using Metrogel for an apparent infection?

Possible: Just finish you treatment course and then if still having discharge two days later, get rechecked. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Metrogel (Definition)

MetroGel is an acne agent which is a ...Read more