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Can I use amoxicillin to cure bacterial vaginosis?
6 Sep 2009
Amoxicillin may help to a ceratin extent but is not totally useful for treatment of bacterial vaginitis.
Bacterial Vaginitis occurs due to an increase in the number of several types of anaerobic bacteria, which are normally present in the vagina.
Metronidazole seems to be the most effective treatment for anaerobic bacteria
Other medications which can be used are in the link below:
- Amoxicillin Information for Consumers
- Amoxicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amoxicillin (detailed)
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I'm trying to avoid going to the doctor so would it be safe to use amoxicillin for bv