Vitazol (metronidazole topical) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Vitazol (metronidazole topical):
metroNIDAZOLE topical ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Consumption of alcoholic beverages or products containing alcohol or propylene glycol during treatment with metroNIDAZOLE topical may occasionally trigger a reaction in some patients similar to the disulfiram reaction, which includes unpleasant effects such as flushing, throbbing in head and neck, throbbing headache, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, sweating, thirst, chest pain, rapid heartbeat, palpitation, low blood pressure, dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, and confusion. Rarely, more severe reactions may include abnormal heart rhythm, heart attack, heart failure, unconsciousness, convulsions, and even death. Patients treated with metroNIDAZOLE topical should avoid using any products containing alcohol or propylene glycol during and for up to 3 days until after completion of therapy. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. 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.
Vitazol (metronidazole topical) drug interactions
There are 12 drug interactions with Vitazol (metronidazole topical)
Vitazol (metronidazole topical) disease interactions
There are 4 disease interactions with Vitazol (metronidazole topical) which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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