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how long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after taking metronidazole

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Drinking on Flagyl: You should wait several days after your last pill. It you drink on Flagyl it is likely that you'll be nauseous and throw up.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Same: Depending on how much you drink, at least 48 hours.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need to wait: Even though common advice is that alcohol can cause nausea and vomiting when mixed with metronidazole, in fact it doesn't happen, or so rarely it can ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: You should avoid alcohol while taking this med.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Not yet: You should wait 48 hours.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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72 hours: My usual answer to that is 72 hours, just to be totally sure that the drug has cleared completely out of your system. I'd rather be safe than sorry w ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
Should be ok: Can't think of any reason why not. Everything in moderation
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
No for 48 hours: Manufacturers are advising to abstain from alcohol for 48 hours after stopping metronidazole.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
You could...: If you were 21. Good luck! Get better!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can. Happy Birthday

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