Avoid PG Juices with Metronidazole

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  1. jwill

    jwill The Great King of Nothing VU Donator Gold Contributor VU Challenge Team Reddit Exile

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    If you use Metronidazole you will want to avoid PG juices in any concentrate while using it and for several days after stopping use. I had to start on this medication and was vaping an 80/20 blend and it affected me very negatively.

    Found this on the matter and it lines up with what was experienced.

    https://www.drugs.com/metronidazole.html

    Maybe this will spare someone the discomfort if they know to look for it. My skin was on fire.
     
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    Also, alcohol. You might want to google food items, as well. Many foods contain pg, even toothpaste.
     
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    Noted. I am not eating presently and I don't drink alcohol. Got myself good and proper deathly sick. Will check on the toothpaste.
     
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    I dunno about you, but I'd ask about an alternative treatment - damn that one looks wonky.
     
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    Got Meningitis. Not a lot of treatment options. IV antibiotics and a whole bunch of pills.
     
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    Ouchies. Condolences.
     
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    Damn @jwill freaking side effects are worse than the damn infection some times~! Hope you are doing better and hope to hear you got well sooner~!
     
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    I am pretty early in the sickness. ER Sunday night, IV's, test and medications Monday. Now two days into antibiotics and parasitic medications. Still have 10 days to go.

    I have been told I have only about a 1% chance of death even though I feel like I am dying. Odds are in my favor. Just have to suck it up and plow through it.

    Got burned by swimming in a beautiful creek.

    Appreciate the well wishes.
     
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    Hate to hear that, wow! Take care of you.

    Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
     
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    Appreciated. Was a beautiful weekend hiking, camping, swimming and shooting. Sometimes you have to pay a toll. This one was a bit higher than expected.
     
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    Sucks what you are paying I think a nasty hangover should be the worst IMHO.
     
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    Just one of those deals. I rarely get sick but when I do, I do it big.
     
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    Gack... sorry to hear.

    No idea what it is, what it's for or why you're on it but...
    Huck barely touched on the fact that PG is used as a moisture stabilizer in a stunning number of our packaged food (think soft cookies) and medicine cabinet products.

    (I used to use it raw in a sponge or bottlecap, like most other cigar smokers, to keep the humidifiers at a constant ~70% RH. It's old school moisture control... and it's everywhere.)
     
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    I was basically throwing it out there because like everyone else I rarely read the side effects of anything until I am experiencing side effects. I think it is a pretty commonly prescribed antibiotic when high powered antibiotics are required.
     

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