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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- metronidazole (Flagyl, Flagyl ER) Antibiotic
- Diflucan (fluconazole)
- Birth Control Pills (List of Oral Contraceptives and Side Effects)
- clindamycin, oral (Cleocin)
- clindamycin vaginal suppository (Cleocin)
- terconazole, Terazol, Zazole
- tioconazole - vaginal, Vagistat-1
- metronidazole (Flagyl) Side Effects and Adverse Effects
- pramoxine (Itch-X, PrameGel, Orax, Sarna Sensitive, and Others)
- flibanserin (Addyi)
- sulfanilamide cream - vaginal, AVC
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