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Metronidazole Feline Dosage
I've been taking the wrong dosage of metronidazole to treat my bv. I have a refill, can I just start over? If so how many days should I wait? (2g dose
Follow instructions: Medications need to be taken exactly as prescribed in order to be effective. I would contact your doctor and ask for anew prescription. Then follow the directions correctly. ...Read more
Metronidazole: Metronidazole is excellent to fight diverticuilar infection; it eliminates anerobic bacteria; dosing depends a bit upon liver function, body size, and age - but the typical dose is 250-500 mg three times daily. Most adults with normal liver functions will receive 500 mg three times a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had unprotected sex with a new partner while on day 4 of taking 500mg of metronidazole. I continued my dosage as usual. Will I reinfect myself wBv?
Found out I'm about 4 wks pregnant & I was taking metronidazole 500 mg for Bv Is it safe to finish my dosage 2 pills for 7 days I'm on the 7th day?
Relax: It is too late to worry about it now since you have taken 6 days of it anyway. Although it is recommended to avoid in the first trimester, it is generally considered safe and no studies have established a solid link of it to any problems. We frequently prescribe the oral version to women in first trimester and I have not seen any problems in the last ten years of my practice. ...Read more
Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it over with your physician. ...Read more
If a man had trick for a long time would it be cured with one dose of four 500mg metronidazole pills?
I've taken 3 400mg metronidazole tablets with four hours between each dose. Is this ok, I haven't had an accidental over dose? told to take 3 daily
Metronidazole dosing: There is a range of doses for metronidazole. Indeed, it is often given three times a day. I think your doctor adjusted your dose to 400 mg -probably based on your [thin] build. So your total dose for one day is 1,200 mg. A common side effect is nausea, particularly if you take too much. If you have questions about your medication -you should definitely talk to the doctor that prescribed it. ...Read more
Yes: Not an issue, may get a little nauseated but it is OK and safe to do. ...Read more
Unlikely.: Metronidazole usually works well for routine bacterial vaginosis at that dose for 7 days. If you are not responding after a few days of treatment, you may need to be evaluated for another cause of your symptoms. If you initially get better and then your symptoms return, it could be due to reinfection from your partner. Condom use will help prevent this or consider having your partner treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a single 2g dose of metronidazole effective in curing bv,if previous 500 2 a day course was not finished?
I have strong bv, would it be safe if I took single 2g dose of metronidazole and 12 hours later started the 500 2x a day for 7 days?
2 g dose: should be curative. Wait 1 week before adding any further medication or consult yoyr GYN. ...Read more
If single 2g dose of metronidazole for BV does not work should I take the week long course instead? When should I start week course will it work?
Yes: you can start it at any time, should work ...Read more