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Can the medicine Flagyl cause abnormal EKG and/or stress test results?
I had an ekg done during my yearly visit. I had been taking the medicine, Flagyl, for bacterial infection. My ekg came back abnormal. He gave me another course of Flagyl because my infection hadn't cleared up, then did a stress test. It was abnormal. Now he wants to do a nuclear stress test. My blood pressure and cholesterol levels are excellent. Can Flagyl make your ekg and stress test abnormal?
submitted by Dorothy from Easley, South Carolina on 6/3/2013
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Neil E. Strickman, MD
No. Follow up with your doctor after your next diagnostic.
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Updated June 2013