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Flagyl: Wait 5 days. Go easy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Medications: It really depends on your symptoms. If the symptoms you are referring to were the reason for the prescription, then those symptoms should usually go away prior to completing the treatment course. If you are referring to medication related side effects, then, depending on the side effect, should go away within 1-2 days, but can last longer. ...Read more
No: If you drink any alcohol at all with Flagyl being taken simultaneously, then you will definitely get very sick and start vomiting! or what we refer to as an Antabuse (disulfiram) reaction. This is a well known problem with flagyl. Not a pleasant experience at all. I would recommend completely avoiding all alcoholic drinks while taking flagyl. Period. ...Read more
I have recurrent yeast infections. my doctor usually prescribes metronidazole but that no longer works. recently he prescribed polygnax. . what cause?
Hello: Metronidazole is normally for Trichomonas or Bacterial Vaginosis. Polygnax is like an all purpose antifungal, bactericidal antibiotic. I would touch base with your doctor to determine the exact cause of your infections and get a better explanation for why you are on this medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer