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can I drink beer while taking azithromycin

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, in moderation: Contrary to popular beliefs, alcohol in moderation doesn't interfere with antibiotics and it's OK to drink while taking them. Just don't overdo it. Bo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No contraindications: From the moment you start.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Why stop?: You're allowed to drink alcohol while taking azithromycin.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Better wait: Azithromycin has a long half life and a five day course is in your system for around ten days. So probably better to wait three more days. Alcohol and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem taking Azithromycin with alcohol but keep it in moderation as you must have some type of infection to be on an antibiotic to begin with.
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Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Use caution: Hi I don't think it's a good idea to mix multiple medications, especially antibiotics and anti-fungals, with alcohol.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: Do not drink alcohol while taking Metronidazole unless you want to feel as bad as you have ever felt in your life. This medication is similar to Antab ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: There is no contraindication to consuming alcoholic beverages while on oral contraceptives. There are some conflicting early reports of higher alcoho ... Read More
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A 44-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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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but...: Just remember that Lovastatin is metabolized in the liver, which can be affected by alcohol. I would limit your drinking to no more than one alcoholi ... Read More
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