Flagyl

What is Flagyl?

It is another name for drug Metronidazole, used for stomach infections or diarrhea.

Questions and answers on "Flagyl"

I started Flagyl 500 mg p.o. 3x/day for C Diff on 10/ 2 after being hospitalized and receiving 5 doses of IV Flagyl. My drug information states I should call my Dr. immediately for a sore throat, which I began experiencing a couple hours ago, about 2.5 hours after my most recent dose of Flagyl. How urgent is it for me to contact my Dr.?

doctor1 MD

Hi friend..
Thanks for query to HCM forum,

I read your query and it seems sore throat is allergic reaction to Flagyl 500mg usage .
Stop drug first and I advice you to Call your Doctor immediately so as to get advice from your doctor regarding reducing dosage of drug or change of drug if...

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Had surgery for anal fissure 8 weeks ago doesn't seem to be healing. Dr. prescribed Flagyl after 4 week check up for 4 days. Then another check up 4 weeks later and flagyl again for 1 week. Dr. said wound still not healed. Why is it not healing and why Flagyl?

doctor1 MD

Hi..

Poor immunity may be responsible for delayed healing of wound.
Flagyl is given for suspected anaerobic infection.

Thanks.

Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

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Hi, I've been going to the gynaecologist for a few weeks now and we still haven't determined what's wrong with me. I've been halving a lot of discharge that is yellowish in color and an unpleasant odor. I have had Pap tests and std tests and I do not have anything wrong there. I have had urine sampled and blood taken and nothing is wrong there. My do to has prescribed me Flagyl but I am hesitant to take it. The other day I missed two birth control pills and find myself experiencing mild to moderate spotting the past two days. Last night I even developed a rash on the side of my face (unsure if this is related). My doctor isn't in tomorrow but I want to know if i should begin the medication now or wait until he is in. I'm so scared I don't know what is wrong with me.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can start taking Flagyl.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
The yellowish and unpleasant discharge that you are having is likely to be due to bacterial vaginosis. The standard treatment consists of treatment of both the partners with oral antibiotics...

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After taking 7 days of Flagyl for a jaw bone infection from a bad tooth, my ears are constantly ringing 24/7. This began the day I started the Flagyl. I stopped taking it 8 days ago and the ringing is still constant. will this go away? Also sometimes feel my ears are clogged off and on.

doctor1 MD

Hi,
From history it seems that your this problem might not be due to Flagyl but due to having some infection in your ear like impacted wax or some middle ear infection.
Consult ENT surgeon and get examined.
Ok and take care.

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I have just concluded 10 days of Flagyl due to diagnosed Divurticulitis. I am 62 years old. While on the drug I developed diarhea. However, I have now been off the drug for 48 hours but still have frequent, urgent, runny movements. Would the drug still have this affect on me as I have no other cold or flu symptoms. In other words could the flagyl still be affecting my movements 48 hours out?

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Though flagyl (Metronidazole) is completely metabolized in liver, it does take time for the drug to be cleared from the body entirely. As the drug has higher half life (time taken for the reduction of the drug to half by metabolism), hence some metabolites of the...

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Can 7months baby take flagyl syrup.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
yes,if indicated

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.

Yes, you can give Flagyl to 7 months baby . Of course,it must be taken only In indicated infections and in consultation with your pediatrician.

Wish you good health....

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Can I take brisdelle with flagyl?Bacterial vaginal infection so dr. prescribed flagyl. I also take low dose brisdelle for hot flashes. I know I can't take brisdelle with my migraine medicine--maxalt, and I know I can't take flagyl and alcohol, but I wonder if I can take the brisdelle while I am on the 7 day course of flagyl?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
yes

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

there are no interactions between flagyl and brisdelle. You can take them together if needed.

Kind Regards!

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My white blood cell count is to high 13.7 & does not want to come down. I'm on 500 mg Flagyl because I got C/Diff. in the Hospital. Should I be worried about this?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
no need to worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

Flagyl is a good drug for c diff. It should eventually work. If you are doing well otherwise, there is no diarrhea or fever, then no need to worry.

Leukocyte count of 13000 with the patient doing well doesn't mean anything...

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I had one alcoholic drink 10 hours ago. I am supposed to start Flagyl this morning. Can I take it now or do I have to wait longer for the alcohol to exit my system completely?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can Take Tab Flagyl

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for the query
Alcohol has an approximate detection time of 12-24 hours in urine. However, the detection time for alcohol depends upon the maximum level of blood alcohol content (BAC) achieved and varies by individual.In fact, the...

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I am on Flagyll for C. Diff infection and feeling very weak, tired and woozy. Is that something I need to worry about? XXXXXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Flagyl side effects

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for contacting HCM with your health care concerns

I am sorry to hear that you have D. diff infection and taking flagyl. Flagyl is a medication with numerous side effects including nausea, dizziness feeling weak and tired. It can also...

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Recent questions on  Flagyl

doctor1 MD

hi, i recently had a leep procedure and a dnc on april 11. was having a discharge 4 days after.called my doctor told her and she called me in an antibiotic which is flagyl 500. on april23 went to the emergency room with pain and was told i had a uti. the er dr. gave me rocephin 1 gram shot in the port of an iv. he prescribed cipro 500 20 pills and pyridium 200 9 pills. been taking them. starting taking the flagyl on april 22 and the other 2 on april 25. the pharmacist suggest i take a probiotic pill for the digestive system and colan .i have been taking these pills, and just dont know what to eat or drink while taking these meds. having diabetic symptons... and dont know if i can use lotion or products with alcohol in them. i do not drink alcohol...can you please help me on this one...i am hungry lol just cant get answers ...thanks dee,

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i am simone from trinidad i took flagyl 250 mg and dotur 1mg oone morning an one in the afternoon time now ,and while taking these tablet i am getting a pain like a pinching feeling now and it on comfortable its on the right side tube lower area can u tell me whats happining or inserted meterozel clear gel thank you

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After taking 50,000 IU of vitamin D I had severe diarhea for 3 days. It was yellow/orange in color and had a strong fishy odor. I had headaches and abdominal cramping which were all side effects of this vitamin. Now a week later I m still experiencing loose bowels, going at least 3-4 times a day, gas, and now a fishy mucous with traces of blood in it when I have a bowel movement . Prior to that the week before I was on flagyl . Is this from the vitamins or could it be something else. I plan on seeing my doctor as soon as possible.

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I ve been diagnosed with diverticulitis and am on my second round of antibiotics ( augmentin ). Tried Flagyl but have had an allergic reaction twice. I m on a low residue diet and have had some diarrhea. This morning I noticed a black fuzzy object when I wiped, about 1/4 inch long. I was totally freaked out. Is this something I passed?

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I have swollen gums , ulcers on my tongue, and my lower lip has several canker sores. I have been taking metronidazole for the last 3 days. Is this a side effect of the medicine or something else?

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My wife has severe nausea/ vomiting since Tues. Went to ER on Wednesday and they released her with a prescription for antibiotics and anti-nausea. The nausea medicine seems to make no impact. Also has diarrhea since 14 Oct.

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Had sudden onset of severe muscle pain and considerable weakness (making walking impossible), shivering, one episode of vomiting . Had eaten same dinner three hours earlier as husband who not no discomfort. By morning, less discomfort but still...

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