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Antibiotic Flagyl and alcohol?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Not a good idea

Drinking while taking Flagyl can cause an "antabuse (disulfuram)-like reaction, " which can make you very sick.
It won't kill you, but you won't be happy.

In brief: Not a good idea

Drinking while taking Flagyl can cause an "antabuse (disulfuram)-like reaction, " which can make you very sick.
It won't kill you, but you won't be happy.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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In brief: Metronidazole/flagyl

If alcohol is taken with metronidazole/flagyl it can cause a reaction called disulfiram -like reaction.
Symptoms of this disulfiram-like reaction include severe nausea and vomiting, flushing, throbbing in head and neck, throbbing headache, respiratory difficulty , sweating, thirst, chest pain, palpitation, dyspnea, hyperventilation, tachycardia, hypotension, syncope, mark

In brief: Metronidazole/flagyl

If alcohol is taken with metronidazole/flagyl it can cause a reaction called disulfiram -like reaction.
Symptoms of this disulfiram-like reaction include severe nausea and vomiting, flushing, throbbing in head and neck, throbbing headache, respiratory difficulty , sweating, thirst, chest pain, palpitation, dyspnea, hyperventilation, tachycardia, hypotension, syncope, mark
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