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

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Nathan Lilya
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: BACTERIAL VAGINITIS

Yes, it is a good antibiotic and effective.
It will not affect your pregnancy

In brief: BACTERIAL VAGINITIS

Yes, it is a good antibiotic and effective.
It will not affect your pregnancy
Dr. Nela Cordero
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