Shaila Anwar, Nabeela Shami, Shaheena Asif.
Comparison between single dose versus seven days metronidazole therapy in treatment of trichomonas vaginalis vaginitis.
Ann King Edward Med Uni Jan ;10(2):182-4.

Comparison between single dose use of metronidazole versus seven days therapy in the treatment of trichomonas vaginalis infection. Design and Setting: A one year study from September 2002 to August 2003 conducted at Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital attached with Lahore Medical & Dental College, Lahore. The total number of patients included are 109. Main Outcome Measure: Comparative treatment results of single dose versus 7 days therapy of metronidazole in treatment of trichomonas vaginalis. Results: 54 patients received metronidazole for 7 days. 51(94.44%) were free of infection. 3 did not respond to treatment and were retreated in the same way. 55 patients received 3 gm single dose treatment. 53% (96.36%) were free of infection while 3 patients required repeat treatment. Conclusions: Single dose treatment is an acceptable option with few side effects and better compliance.

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