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I am 9-10 weeks pregnant and I had a swab test which showed

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Hi, I am 9-10 weeks pregnant and I had a swab test which showed I had BV. My doctor has prescribed me with the antibiotic metronidazole 400 for 7 days. I saw on the leaflet it says pregnant people must not take if in the first 3 months and it should not be taken throughout the rest of the pregnancy, so I was looking for some other advice to check its safe. Thanks
JA: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?
Customer: No
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No

It's safe for your pregnancy to take it for seven days

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
OK, why does it say tmit in the small print on the leaflet?
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Will the antibiotics have any effect my pregnany at all, especially as I am in the first trimester?

That's not applicable since your doctor prescribed it

No effect at all

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
OK, thanks for the reassurance

You're welcome

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