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I have been prescribed metronidazole 40o mg 3 x daily.i had

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I have been prescribed metronidazole 40o mg 3 x daily.i had a few glasses of wine last night, can I start taking metronidazole tonight?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.

Yes. Just be sure to avoid alcohol while you are taking the mtronidazole, and for at least 3 days after you stop taking it. If not, you may have unpleasant side effects such as rapid heartbeat, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, or rarely vomiting.

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