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How long does it take for clindamycin to begin working when being treated for bacterial vaginosis?

Oral or Vaginal? Vaginal creams take between 3 to 7 days. Oral antibiotics may take up to 10 days as they are systemic and not local to the vagina. Read more...

How ling does clindamycin for bacterial vaginosis take to work?

About 3-5 days. Antibiotic treatment for bacterial vaginosis infections take about 3-5 days to start feeling better. It is important to finish the whole antibiotic treatment even if the vaginal symptoms go away, or the infection is more likely to return. Also any antibiotic for BV cures it about 85% of the time, so it doesn't always work. Sometimes the infection comes back and needs to be treated again. Read more...

Is it ok to take the metronidazole first then after 2days the clindamycin for my bacterial vaginosis?

Why? The treatment for bacterial vaginosis is Metronidazole for 7 days. Clindamycin is also a treatment by itself but not to be used together or one after the other. If you were given Metronidazole 2 grams one time use, that's another story. I would follow the prescriber's instructions in that case. Read more...

My doctor prescribed me clindamycin 2% 7 day cream for bacterial vaginosis while pregnant. Will this be affective and is it okay?

Should be fine. Since it is a cream, very little is absorbed into your system - most of it stays in the top few layers of the epidermis and dermis (your skin), and/or sits on the surface. It should be effective, but you should return to your doctor if it isn't helping. Good luck! Read more...
BV. Clindamycin cream is effective in bacterial vaginosis. It's not as effective as Flagyl but is pretty effective overall. It's safe as well. You need to be re-tested to document the cure. Read more...