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Doctor insights on: When Is It Safe To Take Metronidazole During Pregnancy

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Dr. John Landi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?

Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?

UTI: Either is safe during the second trimester of pregnancy but only Nitrofurantoin is needed for a urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacterial vaginosis is the most common condition for which Metronidazole is prescribed. ...Read more

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Dr doc prescribed me metronidazole for BV(abnormal microbial flora shown in result) is it safe for 18 weeks pregnancy? Any harm to baby?

Metronidazole is not: absolutely contraindicated during pregnancy, but should be used with caution. Make sure your doctor knows you're pregnant and discusses the risks and benefits. ...Read more

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I been on metronidazole but jus found out im peegnant approx 3-4 weeks i ave two days left of taking them bit stopped im worried cos my pregnancy?

I been on metronidazole but jus found out im peegnant approx 3-4 weeks i ave two days left of taking them bit stopped im worried cos my pregnancy?

Should be fine: Online blogs indicate it has not caused harm to anyone. Ask your doctor as he/she will have lots of experience with Metronidazole and pregnancy. Everything points to no problem. ...Read more

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What's an alternative drug for metronidazole in first trimester of pregnancy?

For what?: That entirely depends on why the Metronidazole is being considered. Some things need no treatment (like bacterial vaginosis) but others may be treated with alternative antibiotics (eg, sexually transmitted infections). ...Read more

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


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