[Is combining metronidazole and alcohol really hazardous?].

@article{Fjeld2014IsCM,
  title={[Is combining metronidazole and alcohol really hazardous?].},
  author={Hilde Fjeld and Guttorm Raknes},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 17},
  pages={1661-3}
}
BACKGROUND It is common practice to warn against intake of alcohol (ethanol) when taking metronidazole because of the risk of an effect similar to disulfiram (Antabuse). In this article we investigate whether such a warning has any real basis. KNOWLEDGE BASE: The article is based on a review of relevant literature retrieved through a search in PubMed. A… CONTINUE READING