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Dr. Anthony Sharber
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Metronidazole (Definition)

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


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I'm on helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy for h-pylori. Side effects are real bad, will they last?

I'm on helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy for h-pylori. Side effects are real bad, will they last?

Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy: The side effects will go away once you have finished the course of treatment. ...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

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Is metronidazole effective at eradicating d.fragilis? Also how common are side effects and what are the most common side effects and frequency of them

Is metronidazole effective at eradicating d.fragilis? Also how common are side effects and what are the most common side effects and frequency of them

See below: There was one study in the U.S. recently that called into question metronidazole’s efficacy, but other literature has historically put metronidazole’s efficacy in the range of 60-80% for parasitic intestinal infections. The most common side effects of metronidazole are stomach discomfort (4-7%), headache (18% for long-acting), and dizziness (1-4%). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of metronidazole and clindamycin?

What are the side effects of metronidazole and clindamycin?

Multiple: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea are all possible. Other side effects are less common but are multiple. You can always look at the insert that came with the medication for the full listing. However, these are among the most frequently reported. ...Read more

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Any side effects of metronidazole vaginal gel?

Minimal if anyu: If Metronidazole is absorbed into the circulation it is conceivable that alcohol intolerance may occur, but this would be unusual. ...Read more

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When does the side effects of metronidazole antibiotic go away?

When does the side effects of metronidazole antibiotic go away?

Depends: I would need to know the specific side effect you are descibing. Some side effects can resolve quickly and others can be more prolonged. ...Read more

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I take metronidazole and amoxicillin together. Possible side effects?

I take metronidazole and amoxicillin together. Possible side effects?

Yes: You can take these 2 antibiotics at the same time. All drugs have potential toxicities and side effects. Do not drink alcohol while on Metronidazole as it can cause an antibuse reaction. It also often causes a metalic taste. All antibiotics can cause nausia, vomitting, diarrhea, oral thrush, allergic reactions etc. ...Read more

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I had several sips of kombucha, which has a little alcohol, but I'm supposed to take Metronidazole 500mg tonight. Will this give me bad side effects?

I had several sips of kombucha, which has a little alcohol, but I'm supposed to take Metronidazole 500mg tonight. Will this give me bad side effects?

How long between: When you took sips of alcohol and when you are scheduled to take Metronidazole? Given the fact that there is only a small percentage of alcohol in kombucha, and that alcohol is metabolized relatively quickly, there should not be a problem, especially if you are taking them several hours apart. ...Read more

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I am taking metronidazole pills for BV twice daily, are there any bad side effects when mixing with marijuana? 500mg 2 a day im on the prescription metronidazole for 14 days twice a day 500mg so 1000mg a day. I have 2 days left. I want to smoke, and am n

I am taking metronidazole pills for BV twice daily, are there any bad side effects when mixing with marijuana? 500mg 2 a day im on the prescription metronidazole for 14 days twice a day 500mg so 1000mg a day. I have 2 days left. I want to smoke, and am n

No contraindication: But if you are being treated for vaginal trichomoniasis, this is a sexually transmitted disease, and marijuana may increase the chance of acting impulsively in terms of having unprotected sex and either getting re-infected or infecting someone else. What you need to completely avoid is alcohol, which will cause an antabuse-like effect when taken with metronidazole. ...Read more

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Are there any serious side effects of Metronidazole? Is my fourth day taking it and I feel dizzy, weak, my mouth tastes weird and my urine is reddish.

Yes: All of your symptoms could be caused by Metronidazole except tor the reddish urine.
It is a good drug but fairly high in side effects. How many days are you on it? If five, try to finish the course. If longer you may need to go back to the doctor who prescribed it ad tell him. He will do a urine test at the same time. ...Read more

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How long do Flagyl side effects last?

Hours only: Flagyl or metronidazole has a short half-life, only a few hours. So, if you're experiencing side effects, after stopping the drug, your symptoms should disappear quite quickily. Within a day or two. If not, call the doctor. ...Read more

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How long will my side effects of Flagyl last?

Side effects Flagyl: It depends on which side effects you are asking about. It can cause metallic taste, antabuse (disulfiram) type nausea and vomiting with alcohol use, gastrointestinal complaints, but the most lasting and serious are the potentially permanent peripheral neuropathy with high dose prolonged use. MRI brain changes in that case are reversible. ...Read more

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