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How can I overcome the alcohol adverse reactions of metronidazole?

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Dr. Chris Esguerra
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: You can't

Metronidazole inhibits an enzyme called aldehyde dehydrogenase that metabolizes acetaldehyde that comes from the first round of metabolizing alcohol.
The acetaldehyde is what causes the unpleasant and adverse side effects of alcohol when taking metronidazole. Even after stopping the med, the effects can stay for another three days.

In brief: You can't

Metronidazole inhibits an enzyme called aldehyde dehydrogenase that metabolizes acetaldehyde that comes from the first round of metabolizing alcohol.
The acetaldehyde is what causes the unpleasant and adverse side effects of alcohol when taking metronidazole. Even after stopping the med, the effects can stay for another three days.
Dr. Chris Esguerra
Dr. Chris Esguerra
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You cant

The fact that this even a concern is a sign of unhealthy alcohol desire.

In brief: You cant

The fact that this even a concern is a sign of unhealthy alcohol desire.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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