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will the alcohol in breath mints and mouthwash cause nausea if i am taking flagyl

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You are correct that you should not drink alcohol when using Metronidazole (flagyl). The small amount of alcohol in a breath mint would not be enough ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not usually: There is such a small amount of alcohol in mints you should not have a problem. Mouthwash usually does contain alcohol, but you should be fine as long ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: Too little to cause a problem.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Alcohol : Con tent can cause a misreading; howver you would had to use alot of alcohol. It is metabolzed in your body exactly like a cocktial or beer.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol: Alcohol absorbs through the tissues in your mouth. Every single drug screening or treatment program i know tells every single patient this and that th ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
Either: Both types of mouthwash are going to have agents in them that will kill bacteria that tend to cause bad breath. If you are aware of halitosis, be sur ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
Either is fine: Everything in moderation. If this is for a temporary condition either is fine. For everyday use, alcohol based mouthwash may not be the best choice. T ... Read More
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Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
Non-alcohol please: In my opinion, alcohol in our rinses causes dryness to occur, in a part of the body that requires moisture to help balance and help stop disease proce ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
See your Dentist: You may have periodontal (gum) disease and require treatment. If you have not had a thorough cleaning, then it is important to have one. Also using ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See your Dentist: Silver producing bacteria the usual culprit. Brushing 10x/day can severely damage gums. Dentist will evaluate tooth and gum health, check tonsils fo ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Furry coating: Please see a Dentist, preferably a specialist in Oral Medicine, for evaluation and treatment. Has anyone done a swab/test for oral flora balance? Yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol: Alcohol is the main concern. Food is okay - in fact helps prevent upset stomach.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Mouthwash: No.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Don't worry: Alcohol consumption has been linked to oral cancer. Heavy drinking and smoking together will greatly increase the chances of oral cancer. Don't wor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Dentist: Start with your dentist first for an exam as I suspect there might be some inflammation/ irritation at baseline that gets worse with the use of mouthw ... Read More
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