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what is this

i have a yeast infection and never took my meds. i forgot the name of what it was.

i fount this.
28 metronidazole

is that for yeast infecion or something else


Asked by mama2twins07 at 4:12 PM on Dec. 18, 2008 in Health

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Answers (4)
  • Metronidazole is an antibiotic effective against anaerobic bacteria and certain parasites. Anaerobic bacteria are single-celled, living organisms that thrive in environments in which there is little oxygen (anaerobic environments) and can cause disease in the abdomen (bacterial peritonitis), liver (liver abscess), and pelvis (abscess of the ovaries and the Fallopian tubes). Giardia lamblia and ameba are intestinal parasites that can cause abdominal pain and diarrhea in infected individuals. Trichomonas is a vaginal parasite that causes inflammation of the vagina (vaginitis). Metronidazole selectively blocks some of the functions within the bacterial cells and the parasites resulting in their death.

    in other words, yes.. this is a yeast infection med and intestinal parasite med.

    Answer by kristal2146 at 4:20 PM on Dec. 18, 2008

  • Go to

    Answer by louise2 at 4:19 PM on Dec. 18, 2008

  • from sorry forgot to give credit there!

    Answer by kristal2146 at 4:21 PM on Dec. 18, 2008

  • so i got the meds.5-6-08 is it still ok to take???

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 4:24 PM on Dec. 18, 2008