I was prescribe the vaginal metrogel yesterday and have put it in last night and this night... I have not drank because I have read online that it isn't safe to take while taking the medication. But I mostly read that for Flagyl... Does it make a difference if it's the vaginal gel?? Had anyone drank and had any bad side effects as a result of drinking while using this gel? And will I have any side effects after a night of drinking and coming home and inserting the gel? I just want my corona!! Lol.
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Applies to: Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol), MetroGel-Vaginal (metronidazole topical)
Ask your doctor before using ethanol together with metroNIDAZOLE topical. Do not drink alcohol while you are taking metroNIDAZOLE topical and for at least 3 days after you stop taking it. You may have unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting. Check your food and medicine labels to be sure these products do not contain alcohol. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
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MetroGel-Vaginal (metronidazole topical) interacts with 8 other drugs and 4 diseases.
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HelloKitty95 - I'm in the same boat now. I'm thinking I will be fine if I am using the gel and not taking the pills. Did you drink while taking the Metronidazole Gel?
I can hardly believe it as I am a nurse and usually don’t follow the warnings to the letter. After just losing my dinner, I would say unequivocally yes... drinking alcohol while using metro gel will cause vomitting. It is really not a joke. I coughed, choked, almost aspirated to death, followed by projectile vomitting.
I am sure everyone is different, but I just finished a 5 day course of the Metrogel vaginal for BV. I went out and had a couple of drinks on my anniversary, which was in the middle of treatment, and had no bad side effects.
I have used metrogel and drank a few beers during and I've had no bad reactions. I think the majority of people won't have a reaction ,however, you can't be sure . and I'm not sure how long it takes to react it sounded like the person who commented they vomited, it sounded like it was a pretty quick reaction. might want to drink a few sips at home, to see how you feel before you head out!
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