Patients have to be advocates in their own healthcare or have a person that can adovate for them. It's great that you discovered the error and is a good reminder that all of us should research the drugs we are being prescribed and the reasons why those drugs are being prescribed. With the advent of the internet there is no excuse for anyone not to do some quick research. The error in the Flagyl prescription will not harm, it's commonly prescribed for GI ailments.
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free