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Side Effects Of Metronidazole 400mg
Fluconazole!: A great antifungual drug. Yes, liver issues are commonly listed (but very uncommon) as a side effect and its effects on the metabolism of other drugs (increasing levels of statins, viagra, (sildenafil) cialis), but they are far more less likely to have these issues compared with other systemic antifungals. I've used it in hundreds of patients without seeing a single major problem. ...Read more
Bad side effects with first dose of Flagyl 500mg (agitation, tremors, tingling, heavy feeling on face) and prescribed the gel form. Scared of effects.
Stop and see doctor: Can take med with food to see if it helps and avoid all etoh while taking the medicine. If severe see yiur doctor soon and stop medicine. I hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
A few: Tetracycline should not be given in pregnancy due to staining of the teeth of the fetus. Like all drugs tetracycline can cause allergy. It can lead to overgrowth of other organisms particularly candida in the vagina. It might not be effective in some cases and of course will not work for viral illness. It is a useful and very inexpensive drug which is now not being carried in some pharmacies. ...Read more
It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, confusion, altered sleep, itch, enlarged gums, hiccups, tongue swelling, change in blood count, allergic reaction, vision changes, & even psychosis, seizure, lupus, suicidal thoughts and behavior, or severe rash. ...Read more
Rocephin (ceftriaxone): Allergic reaction to penicillin - rash hives shortness of breath inability to breathe death rash abnormal liver enzymes pain at injection site etc however since this is a prescription medication given IV or intramuscularly it must be important to be ordered. Review with the prescribing physician! ...Read more
Weakened tendons!: Tendons and ligaments have ruptured after long courses of flxin antibiotics. It is quite uncommon, or these drugs would not be used. So albeit rare, the frequency is substantially increased! ...Read more
Combination OK: You would have to consider side effects of each separtely. Accutane has a long list the wort of which is dry skin, potential for depression and suicide risk and birth defects if a female becomes pregnant, and sun sensitivity, and for Cipro (ciprofloxacin) if taken for a longer period of time cartiledge damage and in some people it can have cardiac effects and cause arrythmias(even if taken for shorter periods. ...Read more
Cefuroxime SE's: Common: diarrhea/nausea/vomiting; vaginitis; elevated liver enzymes, diaper rash; impaired kidneys; anemia; jarisch-herxheimer rxn. Serious: severe allergic rxns; kidney damage; decreased blood cell elements (rbc's, wbc's, platelets, etc); seizures; clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I stopped taking metronidazole about a week ago 3days 500mg. Still have side effects that started when i took the antibiotic.How long could this last.
Hopefully,: just a few more days. What side effects are you having?? ...Read more
200mg metronidazole 3x daily. So 600mg a day. Is that likely to cause side effects? Treating d.fragilis and scared it will make me vomit when taken
No: "cottage cheese" is a SYMPTOM/SIGN not a side effect! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
If I've had a bad reaction to doxycycline previously is it advisable to continue with metronidazole given I'm having the same side effects?
Not advisable.: Thera are other medications can be used instead. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
I was prescribed metronidazole with levofloxacin for h pylori. Dr switched metronidazole to clarithromycin due to side effects. Is the combination ok?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A year ago I was prescribed doxycycline for a sinus infection and it gave me unpleasant side effects and left me with unpleasant after effects, I've now been prescribed metronidazole and on the second day of use I'm feeling the same side effects start. A
Im 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
The pill flagyl is having horrible side effects on me. being treated for bv and it's only been 2 days. should I stop taking them? I feel BAD.
Medication problems: Side or adverse effects from a medication warrant a call to the prescribing physician. In most cases, an alternative can be offered. It is never advised to prematurely stop a medication intended to treat an infection unless under the advice of your treating doctor, as this practice often leads to persistent and/or resistant infections. ...Read more
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