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Bacterial Vaginosis | Active ingredient(s): Metronidazole | Manufacturer: Various

Normally: take 1 tablet twice daily, over 7 days.

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How does Metronidazole work?

Metronidazole is the most effective treatment for bacterial infections like bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis. This medication prevents the spread of infection by inhibiting the ability of the bacterial cells to function. The bacterial cells that cause bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis are able to multiply faster than the rate at which the body's immune system can deal with the infection. A fast acting and effective antibiotic is required to assist the body. Metronidazole prevents the bacteria that cause bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis from being able to reproduce. By inhibiting the spread of bacteria in this way, the body's immune system is able to clear infection.

What are the benefits of Metronidazole?

The symptoms of bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis are unpleasant, with suffers experiencing painful sensations and discharge. The spread of the infection can be rapid if left unchecked. Metronidazole is able to kill the infection and clear these symptoms after a short treatment course. Metronidazole can also be used to treat a wide range of other infections. It is important that you consult with a doctor to ensure that this medication is the correct treatment option.

Who can buy Metronidazole online?

This medication is designed for people who are over the age of 18 and suffering from bacterial infections like bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis. You may not be suitable for this treatment if you have a history of liver problems or a condition related to the nervous system or blood cells. You will be required to complete a short online medical consultation as part of the ordering process.Our doctors will use the information provided to determine whether Metronidazole is a suitable treatment option for you. Please ensure that you include as much information as possible about your medical history and any medications that you are currently taking.

How do you take Metronidazole?

The treatment for bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis is one 400mg tablet taken three times per day for seven days. You can take this medication with or without food, although doing so with food can reduce the risk of any side effects related to the stomach or digestive system. This medication should not be used with alcohol as it can impact the effectiveness of the treatment. Abstain from alcohol during the treatment and for 48 hours after the treatment has ended. You should complete the course that you have been prescribed by our doctors, even if the symptoms that you were experiencing have cleared. When you buy Metronidazole online at 121doc, you will be provided with a detailed patient leaflet that will have instructions on how and when to use this treatment. You should read this document in full before starting the course. Once the treatment period has ended, you should wait at least two weeks before taking a test to establish whether the infection has cleared.

Are there any side effects?

Side effects from Metronidazole only occur in very rare circumstances. Possible symptoms can include appetite loss, dizziness, headaches, diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting. The patient leaflet will have a full list of the possible side effects from this medication. If they do occur, these symptoms are usually temporary in nature and should pass within a few days. You should consult with your doctor if you experience any persistent side effects that cause you discomfort.

How to buy Metronidazole online?

You are able to buy Metronidazole online at 121doc without a doctor's appointment or previous prescription.Our doctors will immediately review your order once it has been completed to determine whether Metronidazole is the right treatment option for you. If approved, a prescription will be created and the medication dispatched from our pharmacy. We offer a range of next day delivery options to all of our customers to ensure that you receive your medication as quickly as possible. You can also place an order on the phone with our dedicated customer service team if you wish. We have ensured that our opening times include evenings and weekend in order to make this as convenient as possible.

For more information regarding bacterial vaginosis why not visit our blog. On the 121doc blog you can find a wealth of knowledge on sexual health and health in general.

Note: You must complete a short online consultation so that our doctor can ensure that the treatment is suitable for you. The above pricing should only be used as a reference. The final decision to issue this treatment lies with the prescribing doctor.


What is included in the online consultation?
Will a doctor review my consultation?
What happens after I submit my order?
Is the price all-inclusive?
Can I place more than one order at a time?
What are my delivery options?
Is it safe to buy prescription medication online?
How do I know which treatment is best for me?
Is this service discreet?
What is included in the online consultation?

Our consultations include general questions about your health (e.g. blood pressure levels, current and past conditions), as well as specific questions related to your selected treatment. We will also request relevant personal information to complete payment and delivery.

All questions are necessary, and your answers and details will not be shared with any third-parties. Only our doctors have access to your medical information.

Will a doctor review my consultation?

It is a legal and medical requirement that a doctor first reviews all completed consultations. We have a team of in-house doctors and specialists who will ensure your selected treatment is safe for your use. All information is stored securely and confidentially.

Please note, we do not guarantee that our doctors will approve treatment.

What happens after I submit my order?

Your consultation will be sent directly to our medical team, where it will be reviewed by one of our doctors.

If your chosen treatment is deemed suitable for your use, they will issue a prescription. Your prescription is then forwarded to our pharmacy, where your medication will be dispensed and dispatched for courier delivery.

Is the price all-inclusive?

Yes. All 121doc orders include a medical consultation, a prescription and next-day delivery. There are no additional costs. We believe in providing a safe and easy-to-use service.

Can I place more than one order at a time?

Yes. However, certain medications may negatively interact with each other. Our doctors may not approve your order on this basis.

You can place multiple items in one basket, and complete a consultation for all.

If you wish to place a second order for a different medication, you will have to complete a separate consultation.

What are my delivery options?

We offer several delivery options:

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All these options can be tracked and require a signature on delivery. If you are not available, a friend or relative can sign in your place.

None of these options will incur an additional charge.

Is it safe to buy prescription medication online?

To ensure you are purchasing from a reputable company, you should look to see their country’s regulatory bodies verify them.

In the UK, this is the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).Certificates can be viewed here.

How do I know which treatment is best for me?

Some treatments also offer the 'Advise Me' function. You will be asked questions about your lifestyle and needs, plus medical questions. You will then be presented with the advice of our doctors.

Is this service discreet?

Our patients’ privacy is of utmost importance. All your medical information is securely stored and only viewed by our doctors. We do not share your details with third-parties. We are also regularly inspected by various UK regulatory agencies, such as the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

All orders will only show on invoices, bank statements, etc. as ‘HHC Ltd’.

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Every order starts with an online consultation. We will ask you medical questions to make sure only treatment that is safe and effective is prescribed. We take into account your lifestyle, health and any other medications you’re currently using.

The consultation is completely free, and takes between 5 and 10 minutes of your time.

All your information is safe with us. We don’t share it with anyone unless you want us to.


If you need any guidance, you can call, message or email our customer service team via the ‘How can we help you?' section here.

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As soon as you place the order, one of our doctors will review your consultation. On working days, this usually takes around one hour.


If the doctor has any additional questions, you will receive a phone call and an email. We understand you might be at work or busy. Our customer service representatives are always discreet and can call back at a more convenient time if necessary.

Our emails never contain any personal or medical information, only a link to your private account on our website (where you will find your messages).


Once our pharmacy receives your prescription, you will get a second email with your package tracking code.

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All orders include next-day delivery. Alternatively, you can select a delivery date that suits you better.


We also provide a free UPS Access Point service. Pick up your package from one of many collection points across the UK.

With your tracking code, you will know the estimated delivery time. All we need is your signature (or a friend‘s or relative’s).


All parcels are plainly labelled; there is no logo or any indication of its contents. Inside, you will find your treatment as well as a patient leaflet in your chosen language.

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