Is metronidazole safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Women in their first trimester of pregnancy should not use metronidazole. Use caution when taking this medication while you are pregnant. Because it could cause harm to the child, breastfeeding women should stop breastfeeding or not take metronidazole.

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