Top
40
Doctor insights on: How To Flush Metronidazole Out Of Your System

Share
1

1
How can you flush metronidazole out of your system?

How can you flush metronidazole out of your system?

Why?: Metronidazole will be cleared from your body within 48 hours. The nausea associated with this medication is common and resolves much sooner. ...Read more

Dr. Anthony Sharber
1,009 Doctors shared insights

Metronidazole (Definition)

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


3

3
How long do 4 metronidazole 500mg tablets stay in your system?

How long do 4 metronidazole 500mg tablets stay in your system?

Metronidazole: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/metronidazole.html where it states "Do not drink alcohol while you are taking metronidazole and for at least 3 days after you stop taking it." In general, it takes about 5 half-lives to get something out of your system, but this is just a starting point for estimation and varies depending upon metabolism, kidney & liver function, etc. Same reference say 8hr half-life ...Read more

4

4
I took metronidazole 500 for 8days so how can I get it off my system?

I took metronidazole 500 for 8days so how can I get it off my system?

Are you wondering: When it would be ok for you to drink alcohol or are you concerned you might be pregnant? It should be out of your system naturally about 48-72 hours after the last dose. Even if you consumed alcohol within that time frame, it's unlikely to cause a reaction. If you're pregnant, you should let your doctor know. Fortunately, the chance of a problem is small in that case also. Dr. Anne ...Read more

6

6
If I took metronidazole at 500mg 2x times a day... How long will it take to be out of my system?

If I took metronidazole at 500mg 2x times a day... How long will it take to be out of my system?

Metronidazole: Disposition of Metronidazole in the body is similar for both oral and intravenous dosage forms, with an average elimination half-life in healthy humans of eight hours. That means that in 8 hours one-half the amount of drug present will be excreted or metabolized. After 24 hours only one eighth of the drug will be left. Figure it out. Would refrain from alcohol for at least 2 days. ...Read more

9

9
How long does the antibiotic "metronidazole" stay in your system?

About 2 days: The half life of Metronidazole is 8 hours. It takes about 5 half lives for a substance to be almost entirely out of your body, so that's 40 hours for metronidazole. ...Read more

10

10
How long for metronidazole and clarithromycin to get out of your system?

How long for metronidazole and clarithromycin to get out of your system?

40 and 15-20 hours: The half life of Metronidazole is 8 hours. The half life of Clarithromycin is 3-4 hours. Half life is the time for the body to eliminate and excrete 1/2 of the drug. It is felt that a drug is completely eliminated after 5 half lives. So 40 hours for Metronidazole and 15-20 hours for clarithromycin. ...Read more

11

11
How long do 4 metronidazole 500mg tablets stay in your system? In terms of days. Example, I take it today, Sunday. When is it safe to have alcohol?

How long do 4 metronidazole 500mg tablets stay in your system? In terms of days. Example, I take it today, Sunday. When is it safe to have alcohol?

A day or two: Actually, metronidazole doesn't usually react with alcohol at all. Most doctors have been taught that it does and tell patients to avoid alcohol because the combination can cause nausea an vomoting. But that advice is based on old, outdated research. It really isn't necessary. Alcohol in moderation for sure is safe 24 hours or more after taking metronidazole. ...Read more

13

13
I got hives, body aches and chills from cipro (ciprofloxacin) and metronidazole. How long until they leave your system if you have taken them for a week?

I got hives, body aches and chills from cipro (ciprofloxacin) and metronidazole. How long until they leave your system if you have taken them for a week?

Few days: For most medication allergies when the drug was taken by mouth, the reaction such as hives will begin to improve after 48-72 hours. Drug with long half-lives (slow to clear from the system) which are usually taken once a day it may take a few more days. ...Read more

14

14
Are hot flushes and a wobbly head a side effect of metronidazole?

Not wobbly head: Flagyl may rarely cause hot flushes but does not cause wobbly head, if it is bothering you consult your doctor. ...Read more

15

15
What is metronidazole?

What is metronidazole?

An antibiotic.: Metronidazole (flagyl) is the generic name for an antimicrobial medicine that targets certain anaerobic bacteria, amoeba, and protozoa. It most commonly comes as an oral pill, and is indicated for use in a wide variety of conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial vaginosis, c. Diff colitis, among many others. ...Read more

21

21
What is metronidazole prescribed for?

What is metronidazole prescribed for?

Flagyl: This is an antibacterial and anti parasitic. Covers anaerobic bacteria. ...Read more

23

23
What is Metronidazole 500 mg used for?

Infections: It is to treat infections of a variety of types. ...Read more

24

24
Does metronidazole have an expiration date?

Yes: All medications have an expiration date. Different medications lose their potency at different rates so they are not all the same. ...Read more

26

26
Can I take 4 500mg of metronidazole in 1day?

Yes: It will make u miserable. Talk to the prescriber for other options. ...Read more

28

28
Should I be feelig sick from metronidazole?

Metronidazole: Hi, yes some people can feel nauseated, develop vomiting, abdominal pain nd diarrhea, metallic taste in mouth and if you drink alcohol you def won't feel good at all. ...Read more

29

29
Please describe the medication: metronidazole?

Please describe the medication: metronidazole?

An antibiotic: It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of std called trichomonas vaginalis. ...Read more

30

30
Is there an OTC metronidazole oral alternative?

There is not: Metronidazole is an antibiotic used to treat certain parasitic and bacterial infection. You should take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear.
Rec.: if your condition persists or worsens; see your doctor. ...Read more

32

32
CAN YOU STILL SMOKE IT YOU ARE TAKING METRONIDAZOLE?

No: You should not smoke with or without being on metronidazole. Do not drink either.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

33

33
If I hve 4 metronidazole do I take them at the same time?

No: Take them as your dr rx'd them, depending on what is being treated. Good luck. ...Read more

34

34
After how many years does it take metronidazole to expire?

Medication expired?: It depends on how long ago it was manufactured and the shipping & storage conditions. Medications deteriorate more quickly if kept in warm humid conditions especially if exposed to light. If in doubt, get a new prescription. ...Read more

37

37
What is maximum dosage of metronidazole 500mg pills can I take a day?

3: It is usually prescribed 2-3 times a day depending on why it's being used. ...Read more

38

38
If I'm resistant to metronidazole am I also resistant to secnidazole?

Hopefully not: Secnidazole is a newer anti parasitic drug that has been shown to be effective in conditions commonly treated with Metronidazole. That is expected to work for you in case you failed Metronidazole therapy. ...Read more

39

39
Can I take Cirpobay 500mg and Metronidazole 500mg within the same hour?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) &Metronidazole: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Metronidazole are a common combination of antibiotics and often are prescribed at the same time for various infections. There shouldn't be any major issues here. Sometimes we use this combo if the patient is allergic to penicillin and cannot take that. Would follow your docs instructions and return for follow up to make sure you're cured. ...Read more

40

40
Can I take my first dose of metronidazole 500mg if I had drinks last nite?

Alcohol and metronid: I believe it is ok to take your medication after drinking last night hoever do not drink while you are under treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Anthony Sharber
486 Doctors shared insights

Trikacide (Definition)

Trikacide is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Anthony Sharber
490 Doctors shared insights

Flagyl Er (Definition)

Flagyl ER is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more