10 Nov 2013
Some people may experience instances of Dark urine while taking Metronidazole. The pigment responsible is most likely to be a metabolite of Metronidazole. It has no clinical significance. So need not worry. Moreover you may be having bouts of nausea and vomiting. It is common. But definitely pay a visit to your physician if the dark color of urine persists even after stopping medication and if you experience any instances of decreased vision, burning or numbness or tingling or painful sensations in the hands or feet, changes in speech patterns and yellow eyes or skin. Alcoholic beverages should be avoided while taking Metronidazole and for at least one day afterwards the completion of medication.
- Metronidazole Information for Consumers
- Metronidazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Metronidazole (detailed)
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1 answer • 7 Mar 2012
Husband has been on this a week to 10 days and urine is very dark even tho he drinks a lot of water.Any know if this is the cause? thank you
1 answer • 30 May 2013
... adding the 500mg twice a day for 7 days,is this normal??
1 answer • 23 Sep 2013
I was put on medroxyprogesterone because my discharge was a dark brown color. While taking the 10 mg my discharge went back to a normal color. Now it ...
1 answer • 7 Dec 2014