I'm also wearing a super skanky dress. I no longer feel like I am insane! I am 5'9 and no lightweight. I have been on a combination of Metronidazole/ Tetracycline and Protonix for 2 weeks. and made a cocktail 1 hr ago...have felt like crap all day tho...thought maybe it was from last nite's hangover...usually can workout w/a hangover every sat...no can do today...think im gonna still have one more drink and call it a day. The nasty taste some folks experienced I did have for about 5 mins on day two but sucked a mint and totally forgot about it and havent had it since :-). A man who had been in a drunken stupor for 3 days was given two “metronidazole” tablets (a total of 500 mg) one hour apart by his wife in the belief that they might sober him … As soon as I ate dinner the nausea set in and it has been downhill since 7p.m. 24 hours later I am just tired, drained and have extremely sore muscles, sore thorat and head. I'm happy to report that I am, apparently, one of the few that can drink on Flagyl. Reason for taking Metronidazole (Flagyl) ... days for BV. Well, at least everyone else on the METRO 'system' is miserable, also. hahaha this is halarious! I had drank 3 beers and felt fine. Maybe if I try Miller Lite instead of a rich microbrew? But it appears that the link between metronidazole and alcohol has varying effects, and some exceptions. Developed horrendous toothache 2 days ago, went to Hospital yesterday as there's no emergency dentist in this small Australian outback town and was prescribed Amoxycillin, Flagyl and Panadeine Forte. Felt like complete shit Sunday, up all night nauseas. If you dont want to give up drinks, ask for an alternative antibiotic. Didn't manage to get out of bed until 8pm on the Weds! I just thought maybe I am just getting older (I will be 40 in January. Peace out ;). Saturday woke up, it was as if all smells were magnified. Some people say it just stops the efficiency of the medication, but not in the case of Metronidizole. [16] Consumption of alcohol should be avoided by patients during systemic metronidazole … I ate about 45 minutes ago. Well, like many others I'm going to take my chances and give it a shot. Hopefully, cross your fingers, it won't make me sick cuz I need to freakin let loose. Cheers! Metronidazole and Alcohol Reaction. I'm on Day 2 of a 7-day Metro regimen... but it's 80 degrees out and I wanna go drink a beer out in the sun! I was on metronidazole on my 4th day which was a thursday night when I took my last tablet at around 10PM. So I drank 1/4 can of beer 24 hours of my last dose of 4 days (supposed to do 7 but quit) 500mg and felt so flush. I didn't take my next dose until after my quiz (1pm) and I felt no affects. I've taken minocycline for months before for my acne and was told it had horrible side effects with alcohol … Never taking this shit again, too many wierd side effects. Threw up at end of night. This truly IS a test to see if one can really pass up alcohol!! Common understanding used to be that drinking alcohol while taking this medication could lead to serious complications. Maybe the rum will get dusty. I mean...how friggin' badly do you need to drink that you'd risk ventricular tachycardia and even death? Usually when I google to find info that conflicts with my doctors advice on alcohol, I find it. I kinda got drunk while using this antibiotic it was an accident, I had a cup of lemonade and beside mine my aunt has a cup of vodka mixed with lime rita and i thought it was mine when i drank it I didn’t taste any alcohol and I started to feel it and I was like omg . I'm on that metronidazole 500mg 2x per day for a week. I'm glad I found this blog, lol. couldn't hurt right? Prior to my surgery which landed me on Metro for 6 full weeks - IV and oral - I drank a glass or two EVERY day and a bottle on a Saturday. Any comments?? 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