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hi i was wondering if i could drink alcohol while taking the metronidazole topical cream 0.75% for my acne?

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Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
Should be ok: Can't think of any reason why not. Everything in moderation
Answered on Jan 18, 2015
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