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how to flush flagyl out of your system

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
WATER & DRUG ELIMIN.: Medications are removed from the body by the kidney or the liver. If a drug is water soluble, normally the kidney is responsible for its elimination. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
2 days: About 48 hours, which is why you're told not to drink alcohol for that period of time.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
40 hours: The half life (time for elimination of half the drug) of Metronidazole or Flagyl is 8 hours. Total elimination occurs after 5 half lives from the las ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: Excretion via urine of 60 to 80% of the dose with fecal excretion of 6% to 15% with unchanged Metronidazole accounting for approximately 20% of the t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Half life 8 hours: Single 500 mg dose gives a peak plasma concentration of around 12 mcg/ml.
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A male asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
5 years experience Pharmacology
Liver, not kidney...: Flagyl is removed by the liver, there are no dosage adjustments for decreased kidney function, the only concerning factor would be if he was on dialys ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Your doctor must have told you not to drink while you're taking flagyl. It's quite dangerous. And while you're on "Cipro", both alcohol and caffeine a ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Worse: You should not be taking alcohol while on such medication. Even without being on medication, alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole dose: You took quite a large dose of metronidazole, so the side effects are magnified. Luckily the half-life of the drug is 8 hrs or so, so it should be cle ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Flue: Before you go looking for medicines please see your doctor for a physical exam and lab studies. Of the items you listed vitamin D is a safe and inexp ... Read More
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