Can a pregnant woman take Flagyl tablet at first trimester/?

FDA Category B. Potential benefits must be balanced against risk. Fda category b - "animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women or animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester".

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9 weeks pregnant and I took 500 mg of flagyl for 7 days. Now I am reading that shouldn't take in first trimester. I am so upset and worried?

Old recommendation. Flagyl/ Metronidazole is very common given during pregnancy even in the first trimester. The recommendations to avoid it in the first trimester are outdated. Read more...
This is a. common "happening" although not making "easier" for YOU there IS NO DEFINITIVE EVIDENCE THAT FLAGYL HAS ANY HARMFUL EFFECTS in early Pregnancy...There is not sufficient data to allow the use of the drug across the board and the FDA will NOT "confirm" its safety until more data is available! Hope this helps (a bit)! Read more...
Stop worrying . Despite all the official waffling, if this was a real risk, we would know by now. Relax, you are a good mother, be happy. Read more...