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catbus Wed 24-Dec-14 10:33:10

Really not sure where to put this..
I had an erpc under local anaesthetic yesterday afternoon. I was given one metronidazole tablet straight afterwards and 4 other antibiotic pills which were taken at the same time.
I understand that I'm not supposed to drink alcohol with metronidazole, but will I be okay to by Christmas evening? It will be over 48 hours then and I really wouldn't mind consoling myself with a drink or three during the festive season.
Would I be okay to do this by then? Thank you.

bonzo77 Wed 24-Dec-14 22:12:35

Sorry you have had to have this procedure.

48 hours after your last dose of metro you are very likely to be Ok. You probably deserve a drink! Obviously go easy, stop drinking if you feel funny (well, funnier than you usually do after a drink).

Davros Sun 28-Dec-14 10:28:54

Hope you were ok. No one told me when I took M not to drink. Even though it had been 24 hours after stopping I felt SO ill. When I mentioned it to Dr they brightly said "oh yes, we give that to alcoholics to help them stop" grrrr!

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