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CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines -Bacterial Vaginosis


CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines -Bacterial Vaginosis

CDC’s has come out with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) treatment guidelines.These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were updated by CDC in 2015 after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs who met in Atlanta on April 30–May 2, 2013.They have been prepared by the NNPTC, NCSD, and ASTDA, with support from the CDC division of STD prevention.

CDC’s STD TREATMENT GUIDELINES -BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS

Metronidazole Oral- 500 mg orally 2x/day for 7 days

OR Metronidazole gel- 0.75%, one 5 g applicator intravaginally 1x/day for 5 days

Or Clindamycin cream-, 2%, one 5 g applicator intravaginally at bedtime for 7 days

Alternatively

Tinidazole 2 g orally 1x/day for 2 days

OR Tinidazole 1 g orally 1x/day for 5 days

OR Clindamycin 300 mg orally 2x/day for 7 days

OR Clindamycin Ovules 100 mg intravaginally at bedtime for 3 days

In – Pregnancy

Metronidazole oral-500 mg orally 2x/day for 7 days

OR Metronidazole Gel-0.75%, one 5 g applicator intravaginally 1x/day for 5 days

OR Clindamycin Cream -2%, one 5 g applicator intravaginally at bedtime for 7 days

Alternatively

Clindamycin 300 mg orally 2x/day for 7 days

or Clindamycin ovules 100 mg intravaginally at bedtime for 3

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