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Can I drink after having the penicillin shot

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Sure !: Make sure that it is a good beer though.

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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
45 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Alcohol does not interfere with penicilin therapy.
A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics alcohol: although alcohol does not reduce the effectiveness of most antibiotics it can delay how quickly you recover from an illness. It's a good idea to reco ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Not recommended to drink generally when taking medications but it also depends on how much alcohol you are talking about.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably OK, but...: There is no interaction between penicillin and alcohol; it should be safe to drink alcohol in moderation. However, alcohol may not be good for the inf ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Not recommended
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
OK in moderation: There is no interaction between penicillin and alcohol; it should be safe to drink alcohol in moderation. However, alcohol may not be good for the inf ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can drink alcohol when taking penicillin class antibiotics but do so in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would best to abstain ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Should be fine.: But if you're taking the penicillin for strep throat, the alcohol probably won't make your throat feel any better, and could make it a little more sor ... Read More
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