Flagyl How long do you usually stay on it?

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redspot321
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   Posted 9/15/2007 1:46 PM (GMT -7)   
I working in my 10th day of flagyl 500mg 3 x a  day.
 
My script is for 30 days. I was just wondering if you guys take it for that long. It seems last time I took flagyl it was for 12 days.
 
The side effects suck!
 
 
 

chroniemomx2
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   Posted 9/15/2007 2:42 PM (GMT -7)   
I took it for 11 months. Then I went off of it for a month or so, and then back on for a few months. It works really well for my crohns. What side effects are you having?

redspot321
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   Posted 9/15/2007 3:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Bad taste in my mouth, nasua . Just overall bad feeling. Im on pred toobut that usually makes me feel like a champ!

Maybe its the mix of the asacol, pred, and the flagyl. I would love to have a drink too, but Ive been told to stay away from alcohol on flagyl.

Anyone ever had a beer on flagyl?

chroniemomx2
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   Posted 9/15/2007 3:56 PM (GMT -7)   
I always took my flagyl with choc. milk.....it killed the taste and there was no aftertaste either. It starts disolving as soon as it hits moisture, so I would always take a little drink of the choc. milk, then pop the flagyl, and then follow it down with more choc. milk.  That way, I don't get any of the taste.  Make sure you definitely take it with food.

As far as the beer goes, this has been discussed on here before, and if I remember right.....it will make you throw up violently. Someone also has posted that it is given to alcoholics in detox programs.

Mac_Gyver
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   Posted 9/15/2007 4:04 PM (GMT -7)   
I took flagyl for about 2 weeks back in feb. I felt awful as well. Killed my apetite made me nauseated and no energy. I don't react well to any antibiotics.
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timmysang
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   Posted 9/15/2007 7:30 PM (GMT -7)   
I was on it twice in the past 6 months. Each time it was for 10 days. I had cramping in my stomach while I was taking it. But I was also taking Prednisone, Levaquin and Pentasa all at the same time so it might have been the combination of all of these that caused the cramps.

queeniefosho
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   Posted 9/17/2007 6:38 AM (GMT -7)   
DO NOT drink alcohol while you're on flagyl. You'll get violently ill. I took it for a few weeks but then switched to Cipro because I couldn't stand the side effects and missed having a glass of wine. You also need to wait something like 48 hours to drink after quitting Flagyl until it is all out of your system. Be careful w/ anything containing alcohol, even mouthwash.

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   Posted 9/17/2007 7:11 AM (GMT -7)   
I have been on Flagyl for a month at a time .....I have only had slight nausea with it luckily but I dont usually have probs with any antibiotics except Vanco

Plz dont drink while on it ....just my half cents worth
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