How do you use metronidazole for yeast infection?
Metronidazole comes as a gel to be used in the vagina. Metronidazole is usually used as a single dose at bedtime (Nuvessa) or once daily for 5 consecutive days at bedtime (MetroGel Vaginal, Vandazole). Metronidazole is also used twice daily for 5 days (MetroGel Vaginal).
How much metronidazole do I take for yeast infection?
The standard treatment is oral metronidazole in a dosage of 500 mg twice daily for seven days. Vulvovaginal candidiasis can be difficult to diagnose because characteristic signs and symptoms (thick, white discharge, dysuria, vulvovaginal pruritus and swelling) are not specific for the infection.
What is metronidazole gel 0.75 used for?
This medication is used on the skin to treat a certain skin disorder known as rosacea, a type of adult acne. It may help to decrease redness, swelling and the number of pimples caused by rosacea. This medication is an antibiotic.
Will flagyl treat a yeast infection?
Flagyl is used to treat bacterial vaginosis and Monistat is used to treat vaginal candida (yeast) infections. Flagyl, Flagyl ER, and Flagyl Injection are also used to treat trichomonas, amebiasis, and anaerobic bacterial infections. Flagyl and Monistat belong to different drug classes.
How do you treat bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection?
Prescription medications such as metronidazole, clindamycin and tinidazole often can effectively treat BV. For yeast infections, antifungal creams, ointments, tablets or suppositories usually are all that’s needed to restore the vaginal balance of bacteria and yeast and eliminate symptoms.
What STD does metronidazole cure?
Trichomoniasis is usually treated quickly and easily with antibiotics. Most people are prescribed an antibiotic called metronidazole which is very effective if taken correctly.
Does metronidazole cause white clumpy discharge?
Does metronidazole (vaginal) cause white clumpy discharge? A common side effect from metronidazole (vaginal) is a thick, white vaginal discharge with or without an odor which usually goes away soon after completing a full course of treatment.