What are the best over the counter remedies for Bacterial Vaginosis?

Prevention. repHresh helps with prevention but for treatment you really need antibiotics which aren't available over the counter in this country. Sorry I can't be of more help.

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotic. If it was diagnosted as bacterial vaginosis, and you are not allergic to Flagyl then this is the best treatment for you. Read more...
Alternatives. Recurrence rates are high even if you get treated and so if this keeps happening: Intravaginal boric acid, a 600 mg capsule once nightly for 14 days may be able to help with your problem. This medication is not FDA-approved for this purpose and must be made by a compounding pharmacy. Boric acid can be fatal if swallowed rather than used intravaginally, so be careful around children. Read more...

What can you use over-the-counter for bacterial vaginosis?

Probiotics. Probiotics are something that you can try in order to change the ph of the vagina to encourage growth of lactobacilli. Sometimes a woman needs a course of metronidazole, but definitely can try probiotics first. Healthy diet, regular exercise and sleep as well. Good luck! Read more...
Not much. Over-the-counter medications are unlikely to treat your infection. Bacterial vaginosis is treated with medicine. Two different medicines can be used. They are called: metronidazole clindamycin both of these medicines come in different forms. They can come as a pill or as a gel or cream that a woman puts inside her vagina. Most women have fewer side effects when they use the gel or cream treatment. Read more...

I keep having bacterial vaginosis is there something that I could by over-the-counter or something recommended to take daily I have tried all rx?

Boric Acid/Probiotic. For BV i would recommend the standard oral or vaginal flagyl. Intravaginal boric acid 600 mg at bed time provides symptomatic relief. It can be gradually tapered to 1 or 2x/ week. You could try a probiotic such as vsl #3 oral packets or vaginal lactobacillus rx, but this therapy is unproven. Using condoms for all sexual contacts and using bcp's have been shown to prevent BV recurrences. Read more...

Are there any over-the-counter treatments for bacterial vaginosis?

Not effective. Many otc products that "promise to treat bacterial vaginosis" are not as effective as a rx from your gyn. The products just enhance the profitability of the company that makes them and can do harm with the irritating ingredients they contain. Read more...
Currently none. Candida (fungal) vaginitis can be treated with otc such as vagisil/monistat etc..But there is no otc med available to treat bv, yet. I think that the vaginal suppository form of Flagyl should someday become available otc for treatment of bv. I would suggest consulting your doc for work-up and treatment. Good luck. Read more...