Metronidazole Vaginal Gel Information
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Metronidazole vaginal gel is a type of antibiotic used to treat bacterial vaginosis. This page from the eMedTV Web library contains an overview of this prescription medication, with details on how to use it, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
Women using metronidazole vaginal gel may experience vaginal irritation, discharge, or nausea. This eMedTV article examines other possible side effects of metronidazole vaginal gel and discusses when a reaction may require medical treatment.
Metronidazole vaginal gel is given to treat a bacterial overgrowth called bacterial vaginosis. This eMedTV page explains how the gel works to kill certain bacteria in the vagina. This page also covers why children should not use metronidazole vaginal gel.
As this eMedTV page explains, metronidazole vaginal gel dosage recommendations include applying 5 grams of the gel into the vagina once or twice daily for five days. This article examines more specific dosing guidelines, including tips on using this gel.
As explained in this eMedTV resource, you should talk to your doctor about whether you can use certain medications or drink alcohol while using metronidazole vaginal gel. A list of drugs that can cause problems with this vaginal gel is also included.
This eMedTV page features important precautions and warnings for safely using metronidazole vaginal gel, including drug interactions and allergic reactions that may occur. This page also covers what to discuss with your doctor before using this gel.
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