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The Wait Time Between Stopping a Medication and having a blood test?

Hello there; I am currently ending a medication run of Flagyl 500mg for 7 days. Approximately how long should I wait before I have blood work taken? Has anyone had experience with this? I know these antibiotics can mess with the accuracy of these tests, like the Amylase and Lipase, so it would be good to have it out of my system beforehand.

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At least 5 days. It leaves earlier than that ( through your urine ) by better be safer than sorry.

Hope this helps.
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At least 5 days. It leaves earlier than that ( through your urine ) by better be safer than sorry.

Hope this helps.
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Thank you, friend! Any solid answer/suggestion is a direction and having a direction when you are ill is always uplifting and beneficial.
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