May 28, 2017
Recommended Topic Related To:

Flagyl

"The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) today announced the first case of a person infected with the Zika virus likely spread by a bite from a mosquito in the state, making it the first reported instance of local Zika transmission in"...

A A A

Flagyl




PATIENT INFORMATION

Interaction With Alcohol

Discontinue consumption of alcoholic beverages or products containing propylene glycol while taking FLAGYL and for at least three days afterward because abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, headaches, and flushing may occur (see CONTRAINDICATIONS and PRECAUTIONS, DRUG INTERACTIONS).

Treatment Of Bacterial And Parasitic Infections

Patients should be counseled that FLAGYL should only be used to treat bacterial and parasitic infections. FLAGYL does not treat viral infections (e.g., the common cold). When FLAGYL is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection, patients should be told that although it is common to feel better early in the course of therapy, the medication should be taken exactly as directed. Skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may (1) decrease the effectiveness of the immediate treatment and (2) increase the likelihood that bacteria will develop resistance and will not be treatable by FLAGYL in the future.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/14/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Flagyl - User Reviews

Flagyl User Reviews

Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.

Here is a collection of user reviews for the medication Flagyl sorted by most helpful. Patient Discussions FAQs

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Women's Health

Find out what women really need.