Question by  Elysha45 (77)

What is the treatment for trichomonas?


Answer by  negrita046 (78)

Trichomonas is treated with an oral antibiotic called metronidazole (Flagyl). Before taking this medication it is important for females to let their physicians know if they are pregnant. The drug can harm the baby.


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

Trichomonas is most often treated with metronidazole medications (500-2500 mg daily). Metronidazole drugs are antiprotozoal's with antibacterial effects. The most prescribed form of metronidazole is Flagyl. The common side effect include dry or metallic tasting mouth, low white blood cell counts, and nausea. Alternative treatment for trichomonas will be used during pregnancy with clotrimazole vaginal tablets.

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