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What are the signs of a bladder infection?

A bladder infection is probably the most common of the group of infections known as Urinary Tract Infections or UTIs;  a urinary tract infection can affect any part of the urinary tract including the urethra, bladder, ureters and kidneys.  ...

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Bacterial Vaginosis FAQs

Bacterial vaginosis (BV), sometimes referred to as Gardnerella, is a common bacterial infection experienced by women.

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What Is Metronidazole?

The drug Metronidazole is a powerful antibiotic that can get rid of infection in the body caused by bacteria and parasites. It may not get rid of every infection you have (yeast infections, flu and colds in particular), but it is generally adept at c...

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What is Metronidazole used for?

Metronidazole can be highly effective for the treatment of both bacterial and parasitic infections. It can treat infections all throughout the body, including the entire respiratory system, much of the reproductive system, much of the gastroenterolog...

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Metronidazole side effects

When patients have parasitic or bacterial infections, their doctor may prescribe an antimicrobial such as Metronidazole. This drug belongs to the family of drugs known as Nitiroimidazole antimicrobials, and they fight infections primarily in the gast...

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Metronidazole in pregnancy

The effects of using Metronidazole during pregnancy are considered inconclusive. There has been some evidence that this drug can cause birth defects, but these reports have not been substantiated. While repeated studies have been conducted and resear...

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Metronidazole gel vs tablets

Metronidazole is used to treat bacterial infections, and it comes in a few different forms. The most commonly prescribed forms are tablets and a gel application. Both of these are used to treat a variety of infections, offering much the same benefit ...

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Metronidazole and alcohol

Metronidazole is the generic name of the more commonly known drug Flagyl. This drug is an antibiotic that is used to fight infections all throughout the body. In particular, it combats infections of the vagina, joints, skin, respiratory system and st...