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How long should I wait to drink after taking metronidazole

A 47-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 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Wait 72hrs: I always recommend my patients wait 72hrs before any alcohol intake after taking Flagyl.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
By the book, 10 days: The 'antabuse' (or disulfiram) effects of Metronidazole may last many days, in some cases as many as 10 days after a usual 7-10 day course of flagyl, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Drinking on Flagyl: You should wait several days after your finished your last Flagyl before having alcohol.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Staert it today: You can safely start it today as long as you dont drink today and during the full course.Good luck.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Same: Depending on how much you drink, at least 48 hours.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: The fear that alcohol might cause nausea and vomiting in people taking metronidazole turns out to be entirely wrong. There is no interaction between t ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: To be on the safe side at least 72 hours.
A 39-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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: With a half-life of 8 hours, a period of 40-48 hrs will be adequate to reduce the serum levels to those that will not be likely to interact symptomati ... Read More

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