A 29-year-old male asked:
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i know you can't drink alcohol for 48hrs after taking metronidazole. but what about beforehand? how long do i have to wait after drinking to take it?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Same: Depending on how much you drink, at least 48 hours.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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