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Old 05-04-2010
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ObGyn Metronedazole & Pregnancy!

Lecture Notes 2009 say it's safe to use Metronedazole in 1st trimester of pregnancy while Kaplan videos say it's not safe to be used in the same period.

May you introduce some points of views plz ?
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The use of Metronidazole in pregnancy is controversial . Animal studies have shown significant risk but no risks have been found in humans. This puts as a FDA Category B which means it can be used if benefits outweighs the risks.

However, in USMLE I don't think they'll ask you about this point specifically because there's no clear cut answer to it.

Have a look at this thread also
FDA Pregnancy Categories?
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