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This metronidazole is a dreadful antibiotic. Hurts my gut. But will that get rid of infections?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
In brief: Depends on…
What infection is being treated.
If your doc prescribed it for a specific infection, it should work unless the infection is caused by a germ that is resistant. In such cases, the doc will culture the infection (if possible) to find out what abx works best. Avoid any alcohol (even mouthwash) with Metronidazole & use sunblock if going to be outdoors more than few minutes.

In brief: Depends on…
What infection is being treated.
If your doc prescribed it for a specific infection, it should work unless the infection is caused by a germ that is resistant. In such cases, the doc will culture the infection (if possible) to find out what abx works best. Avoid any alcohol (even mouthwash) with Metronidazole & use sunblock if going to be outdoors more than few minutes.
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