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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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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

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What is metronidazole prescribed for?

What is metronidazole prescribed for?

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

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Can metronidazole cure ureaplasm?

No it won't: First, Ureaplasma is a normal bacteria in the genital tract. A positive test result does not need treatment, especially in women with symptoms like unexplained vaginal discharge. Second, the answer to your question is no: metronidazole is used to treat bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas, and has no effect on Ureplasma. Discuss w/ your doctor. Good luck! ...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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Can metronidazole help me to concive?

Can metronidazole help me to concive?

Metronidazole: Metronidazole is an anti-protozoal drug. It will in no way help you with conceiving pregnancy. ...Read more

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Metronidazole pills and gel the same ?

Both: They both have the same medication---they are just in a different preparation. ...Read more

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Could i take metronidazole with diabets?

Yes you can: Yes you can take it with Diabetes and there is no contraindication for that ...Read more

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Does metronidazole affect colour of urine?

Does metronidazole affect colour of urine?

Yes it can: Flagyl (metronidazole) can cause a darkening of urine. This is generally a harmless effect when taking the medication. ...Read more

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Can I take synthoroid with metronidazole ?

Can I take synthoroid with metronidazole ?

Yes, separately : Take them at different times of day to ensure maximal absorption of the synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more

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Can you smoke weed while on metronidazole?

NO: There is no data on marajuana and other drugs as to interactions because it is not approved for any medical indication. Because it is unknown if there would be any adverse event it should not be taken with prescription drugs if at all possible. ...Read more

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Can i take Nitazoxanide with metronidazole ?

There are no: confirmed interactions between these medications however in general it is not advised to take two potential amebicides together. Check with your prescriber to be certain this is intended for your care. ...Read more

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Does metronidazole pills make your urine dark?

Does metronidazole pills make your urine dark?

Yes it can: Flagyl (metronidazole) can cause a darkening of urine. This is generally a harmless effect when taking the medication. ...Read more

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Can you take Valium and metronidazole together.

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Valium: Some increase in valium level can occur, not to level of being toxic though. ...Read more

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Can i take metronidazole and dalacin c together?

Can i take metronidazole and dalacin c together?

Unusual but possible: It would be unusual to take both metronidazole (Flagyl® and generics) and clindamycin (Dalacin C® and other brands). But there could be complex infections that might be treated with both, esp. if you can't tolerate more usual antibiotics. If both were prescribed for a particular infection, follow that advice. But if prescribed by two doctors for separate problems, contact both for their advice. ...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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Metronidazole makes me very tired. Normal or not?

Metronidazole SEs: Yes. This strong medication can cause increased gastric upset, less nutrition absorption and a sense of fatigue.

But, having an infection that needs to be treated can also cause a sense of fatigue for almost the same reasons.

Keep taking your medicine. ...Read more

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Can i hav sex a day after finishing metronidazole?

Can i hav sex a day after finishing metronidazole?

yes, probably: Depending on the reason for the medication. If it is BV probably ok. If trichomanas need to make sure partner treated or it will reccur. ...Read more

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Why is metronidazole not preferred for alcoholics?

Leads to poisoning: Metronidazole can inhibit the metabolism of alcohol in a manner similar to Antabuse. In the presence of Antabuse (disulfiram) or Flagyl (metronidazole), alcohol generates high levels of acetaldehyde, which essentially is a poison. It can lead to unpleasant skin flush, palpitations, shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, headache, and loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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Flagyl Er (Definition)

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