GENERIC NAME: METRONIDAZOLE SUPPOSITORY - VAGINAL (meh-troh-NID-uh-zole)
USES: Metronidazole is an antibiotic used to treat certain vaginal infections (trichomonas).
HOW TO USE: Using the applicator, insert this medication high into the vagina usually once daily at bedtime; or as directed by your doctor. It is important to continue to use this medication even if you are experiencing your menstrual period. The length of treatment depends on your medical condition and response to therapy. This medication is for vaginal use only. To make the insertion of the suppository easier, you may dip the suppository into water for a few seconds immediately before using it. Consult your pharmacist for more details.
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