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Will the alcohol in breath mints and mouthwash cause nausea if I am taking flagyl?

Will the alcohol in breath mints and mouthwash cause nausea if I am taking flagyl?

Not usually: There is such a small amount of alcohol in mints you should not have a problem. Mouthwash usually does contain alcohol, but you should be fine as long as you don't swallow it. I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Timothy Wilt
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I'm taking Flagyl and ate cookies with maltitol will this have the same effect as alcohol?

No: You should be fine , the side effect of abdominal distress, nausea/vomiting, flushing or headache is associated with intake of alcoholic beverages while on flagyl. Depending on how many cookies you ate, the maltitol content may cause diarrhea. Increase water intake to prevent dehydration and reduce side effect of flagyl. Be sure to finish this antibiotic course. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there anything to relieve nausea from flagyl? Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't seem to be helping.

Nausea from meds: Controlling nausea can sometimes be a challenge. This side effect is very well known from flagyl. Upping the dose of the zofran may help, or your doc can try a different antiemetic such as reglan (metoclopramide) or compazine (prochlorperazine). My personal favorite is ginger-- usually I will eat 2 slices of the crystallized stuff or make a ginger tea by boiling a chunk of root for 10 min then adding honey to taste ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol with microbid and Flagyl

Yes but: If you have an infection your system is already stressed out, is best to not drink while taking. It is also rare but possible to have liver problem with this antibiotic, so again, better not to. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after taking Flagyl before i drink alcohol?

48 hours: Rossi and simone (http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/australian_medicines_handbook) advise waiting 48 hours after completion of therapy before consuming alcohol. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking Flagyl vaginal gel?

Can i drink alcohol while taking Flagyl vaginal gel?

Maybe ...: Oral doses of Metronidazole can make some people feel sick if they later drink alcohol. It might be possible for a person to absorb enough of the topical Metronidazole to cause the same effect. Caveat emptor! ...Read more

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