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Fair Lawn, NJ
A 25-year-old female asked:

Taking flagyl and feel like all my muscles are really relaxed breathing feels too relaxed and even chewing is hard. side effect normal?

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Dr. Sahil Patel
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Not Typical: This does not sound like typical side-effects of flagyl. Normally we are concerned about metallic taste in mouth and nerve involvement. If you feel like your muscles are weak however, this would be concerning enough to stop flagyl. Discuss this with your prescribing physician so he can determine whether to stop or not and if so, what alternative would work best.
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