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how to flush metronidazole out of your system

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why?: Metronidazole will be cleared from your body within 48 hours. The nausea associated with this medication is common and resolves much sooner.
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Dr. Ron Eaker
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: normally an antibiotic like metronidazole will be metabolized fairly quickly (a matter of a day or two) and be out of your system.

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Dr. Ashley Emmert
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: If you stop the drug it should stop the reaction in less than a day. Cipro is not in the same antibiotic group as metronidazole.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
8-10 hrs: The time for elimination from body, also related to its half life, for Metronidazole is estimated to be 8-10 hrs. Pl be conservative in your estimatio ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Metronidazole: Check out http://www.drugs.com/metronidazole.html where it states "Do not drink alcohol while you are taking metronidazole and for at least 3 days aft ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Are you wondering: when it would be ok for you to drink alcohol or are you concerned you might be pregnant? It should be out of your system naturally about 48-72 hours ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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5-7 days: At least 1 week.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: Disposition of Metronidazole in the body is similar for both oral and intravenous dosage forms, with an average elimination half-life in healthy human ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Flagyl: No, but it can give false readings on drug screen.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Finnish: Shouldmbe clear after you finnish antibiotic.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
About 2 days: The half life of Metronidazole is 8 hours. It takes about 5 half lives for a substance to be almost entirely out of your body, so that's 40 hours for ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
40 and 15-20 hours: The half life of Metronidazole is 8 hours. The half life of Clarithromycin is 3-4 hours. Half life is the time for the body to eliminate and excrete ... Read More
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