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A 32-year-old female asked:

Why shouldn't i drink alcoholic beverages while taking metronizole 500mg?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
You will get sick: Drinking alcohol while taking Metronidazole can cause violent nausea, vomiting and other unpleasant symptoms of being ill. Asking this question makes me wonder if you are not an alcoholic. A normal drinker can easily follow the doctor's advice not to drink while on metronidazole.
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