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Why Cant You Drink Alcohol While Using The Medication Metrogel
Can I drink alcohol while using vaginal metronidazole metrogel? It isn't the oral pills so I was unsure.
No: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever. If you are only 20 years old, it is illegal for you to drink alcohol. 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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
I know you can't drink alcohol for 48hrs after taking metronidazole. But what about beforehand? How long do I have to wait after drinking to take it?
Same: Depending on how much you drink, at least 48 hours. ...Read more
Not yet: You should wait 48 hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I was wondering if I could drink alcohol while taking the Metronidazole Topical Cream 0.75% for my acne?
Should be ok: Can't think of any reason why not. Everything in moderation ...Read more
72 hours: My usual answer to that is 72 hours, just to be totally sure that the drug has cleared completely out of your system. I'd rather be safe than sorry with that one, knowing how sick it makes people! ...Read more
I took my last pill (metronidazole) on wednesday with i be able to drink alcohol around 12AM Saturday?
You could...: If you were 21. Good luck! Get better! ...Read more
I am taking metronidazole 500mg twice per day for 7 days how long should I wait to drink alcohol and what are the risks if i drink while taking it?
My gynecologist has me using metrogel for one night at the end of each period, which is tonight. Is it safe to drink alcohol tomorrow evening?
Safe any time: The is an unusual prescription -- maybe intended to prevent bacterial vaginaosis (?). In any case, there is no concern at all about alcohol. Metronidazole, the active ingredient, is said to increase risk of nausea and vomiting with alcohol, but that's only when taking it by mouth -- and even then it's a rare problem. You don't need to avoid alcohol at all because of vaginal metrogel. ...Read more
I am having eye movement disorders from few days and i just cant stop it on my own.i dont drink alcohol nor do take drugs
what's wrong with me ?
Depends: Liquid cold medicines often contain alcohol anyway. Read all labels. Some cause drosiness, dizziness and blood pressure changes, which can be made worse with alcohol. Will depend on how much alcohol is consumed. Excessive alcohol consumption can be detrimental to health regardless of any associated conditions. ...Read more
I'm on medication but whenever i drink alcohol heavily i become suicidal.. Is alcohol my problem here? (i drink on occasion, last night was horrible)
Serotonin receptors: One of the reasons you should not drink on seroytergic drugs is exactly this reaction which I have noted can cause severe suicidality even with as little as two drinks. This is a worse depression than when you started on the medication. The prosuicidal effect can last up to 72 hours. Alcohol can cause depression on its own anyway. Do yourself a favor and stop drinking even if hospital is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is alcohol safe: The answer to this question very much depends on the medications you are taking. Certain medication can have a serious interactions with alcohol and others will not. In this matter, your pharmacist is a great reference. Ask the pharmacist where you get most of your prescriptions filled. ...Read more
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