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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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  1. Metronidazole 2 g taken in a single oral dose. Eighty percent of sexual partners may be infected with Trichomonas species and are usually asymptomatic. The most acceptable and effective treatment for trichomoniasis is a single oral dose of metronidazole 2 g for the patient and all sexual contacts. Metronidazole 500 g taken orally twice daily for 7 days is effective; however, many compliance issues can arise. Fluconazole and terconazole are prescribed for the treatment of candidiasis.

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