PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies of metronidazole cream in pregnant women.
NURSING MOTHERS: When metronidazole is administered orally it is secreted into breast milk in concentrations similar to the concentration in the mothers body. Therefore, small amounts of metronidazole that are absorbed into the body when metronidazole cream is used may be secreted into breast milk.
Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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