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