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Can I drink alcohol while taking ercefuryl

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Zpack/alcohol: Not good idea. Can have more stomach irritation & headaches.

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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not a good idea: Nyquil and many other cold products contain alcohol and antihistamines. The combination can cause excessive drowsiness and impaired alertness.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
Not a good idea: Nyquil itself contains about 20% alcohol, but more importantly excessive alcohol is bad for the immune system, and itself makes many cold symptoms (pa... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: As always, enjoy it wisely.
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
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
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not recommended: I do not know of a specific interraction, however, when you are sick enough to take an antibiotic, alcohol may worsen your illness with dehydration, n... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Alcohol: Can increase the effects of the med. So be very cautious when drinking. From medical perspective. No drinking. From reality. Be very cautious.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) & Alcohol: Not good idea since both are sedating, and alcohol can intensify pain perception when sober.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Alcohol while taking: Although modest alcohol use doesn't reduce the effectiveness of most antibiotics, it can reduce your energy and delay how quickly you recover from ill... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
You get drunk: You can drink alcohol when on zithromax but do it in moderation. If you have a significant infection i would advise abstaining until it has resolved.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 41 years experience
Not a good idea: While not a direct interaction with the keflex, alcohol will slow the healing process. An antibiotic is taken to hold a "bug" (micro-organism) in chec... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Yes: antibiotic like cefixime does not interact with alcohol. Limit to 1 drink or 1 glass of wine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
You shouldn't: Alcohol is bad for the body's healing mechanisms, including the ability of certain white blood cells to find, capture and digest bacteria, and for the... Read More