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Dr. Steven Ferguson
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Flagyl Er (Overview)

Flagyl ER is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Is it ok to crush the medicine Flagyl er (metronidazole)?

Is it ok to  crush the medicine Flagyl er (metronidazole)?

Yes and no.: It will no longer be extended relief. The dose will need be split into two. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ferguson
456 doctors shared insights

Flagyl Er (Overview)

Flagyl ER is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Flagyl ER (metronidazole) tablets used for what?

Antibiotic: Usually use to treat colon infection such as diverticulitis or c diff colitis. ...Read more

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Flagyl ER (metronidazole) tablets used for what?

Antibiotic: Usually use to treat colon infection such as diverticulitis or c diff colitis. ...Read more

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Does everyone feel sick on Flagyl er (metronidazole)?

Does everyone feel sick on Flagyl er (metronidazole)?

Common.: Quiziness is common side-effect for most antibiotics. Carafate (sucralfate) suspension taken in advance will help. But you should be on them for a short period. Most people are not quizy on the med you mention, but that and dirarrhea are the most common side-effects. ...Read more

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Is it ok to crush the medicine Flagyl er (metronidazole)?

Yes and no.: It will no longer be extended relief. The dose will need be split into two. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Flagyl and Flagyl ER (metronidazole) (extended edition)?

Flagyl: Metronidazole extended release tablets release the medication in a more controlled way over time. ...Read more

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I woke up last night with diarrhea, nausea, flank pain, fever, I have not been feeling well, is this a kidney infection? I am on flagyl, ER or not?

Acute infection: If you cannot find a doctor who will see you then it would be prudent to go to the er. You don't say why you are taking Metronidazole (flagyl), but that is not likely to be effective if you actually have an upper uti. Hope you are better quickly. ...Read more

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Metronidazole (flagyl) side effects?

Metronidazole (flagyl) side effects?

Several: Gi distress is most common with nausea and metallic taste in mouth. Allergic reactions occur, and a disulfuram effect when alcohol is ingested while on Metronidazole is reported. You should not drink alcohol within 48 hours of being on this medication. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Wilt
963 doctors shared insights

Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more