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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: I would not advise it while on antibiotics.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Generally decreases the effectiveness of the antibiotic. You may need fully recover from the infection and could even create a superbug! you need th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Avoid if possible: In general alcohol and medications are not compatible partners , some medications are altered , or rate of absorption is changed , that will compromi ... Read More
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Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
In reality: I think it will be ok so far as the antibiotic goes, but too much alcohol can create its own set of dangers outside of interfering with the antibiotic ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Sinus: Generally you should not drink within an hour or two of the antibiotic as it may make the drug less effective and also upset your stomach
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstai ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Out in 1-2 days: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) does not stay in the body for more than 24-48 hours. There is no serious interaction with alcohol after 2-3 da ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
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Yes you can.: Augmentin and a moderate amount of alcohol should cause no problems. Some other antibiotics can cause more problems
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Augmentin- ok: In moderation, a beer while on Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin-clavulanate) is ok. Others abx like trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): The combination of Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid extends the spectrum of activity that Amoxicillin alone has against different bacteria. Your doct ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Amox-clav: Amoxillin/clavulanic acid, or augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is used for upper respiratory tract bacterial infections.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Trichomonas is a parasite, and requires anti-parasitic drugs (metronidazole, tinidazole), not drugs that are active only against bacteria.

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