A male asked:
my dad had 500mg of flagyl by iv and after about 30 minutes lost all vision. he has a gfr of 12, how is this removed from the system?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sarah Walton answered
6 years experience Pharmacology
Liver, not kidney...: Flagyl is removed by the liver, there are no dosage adjustments for decreased kidney function, the only concerning factor would be if he was on dialysis. Unfortunately optic neuropathy (vision loss) is a very rare side effect after use of Flagyl.
Answered on Oct 7, 2017
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