What is Bacterial Vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance of "good" and "bad" bacteria in the vagina, with there being more bad bacteria. Causes of an imbalance of bacteria can be caused by multiple sex partners and douching. Symptoms include odor, discharge, burning, and itching.

Treatments for bacterial vaginosis include the use of probiotics and medication. Common drug classes include lincosamide antibiotics and nitroimidazole antibiotics.

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Popular Bacterial Vaginosis Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Lincosamide Antibiotics 49 See Prices
Nitroimidazole Antibiotics 12 See Prices
Nitroimidazole Antibiotics 27 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Bacterial Vaginosis Drug Classes

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