Bacterial Vaginosis

Oral metronidazole is cheaper and as effective as topical.

For problematic recurrent BV, refer to sexual health

Drug details

Oral Metronidazole 400mg twice daily

5 to 7 days

OR Metronidazole 0.75% vaginal gel 5g applicatorful at night

5 nights

OR Clindamycin 2% vaginal cream 5g applicatorful at night

7 nights

Last reviewed: 27 April 2022

Next review: 27 April 2025

Author(s): Antimicrobial Management Team

Approved By: TAM Subgroup of ADTC

Reviewer Name(s): Area Antimicrobial Pharmacist

Document Id: AMT123