She also found a bacterial infection and prescribed me with Metronidazole Gel, for I have been taking for 5 days now. See Additional Information Made with a smile in sunny California: Infections, therefore, are most common at this time. During this time i started to take them my period was suppose to come 4 days later but when that day came i had no period.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. I have a very raw almost a burning feeling at all times that seems to be more noticable after my menstruation I've used that years ago but didn't have this bv problem then. Metronidazole vaginal gel is in a tube. Actually had unprotected sex twice but took an emergency contraception pill. I have been applying organic aloe vera gel with vitamin E several times a day, plus an all heal salve that has olive oil, comfrey, calendula and St.
To keep the medicine from getting on your clothing, wear a mini-pad or sanitary napkin. Do not drink alcohol while on this medication.
As to your period, most antibiotics can cause irregularities, or delayed periods, according to the NIH.
Updated 1 month ago in Metronidazole. Until you are sure that the infection is completely cleared up after your treatment with this medicine, your partner should wear a condom during sexual intercourse. It does have a nasty side effect if you drink any type of alcohol with it on board.
You can give the infection to your sexual partner, and the infection could be given back to you. I did have a CA blood test, which was "normal". For vaginal metronidazole, the following should be considered:.
I had BV so my doctor prescribed me metronide to take 1 tablet twice a day for a week. Affect the period, if you are sex active then you should check a urine preg test, if - then please see your gyn for a workup.
However, seems it sometimes only helps temporarily and the BV returns. Pad is better but you can wear a tampon as well. I have read that antibiotics can affect your menstrual cycle a little. Do not have sexual intercourse while you are using this medicine.