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can u drink with penicillin

A 41-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.

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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 36-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 40-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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Sure !: Make sure that it is a good beer though.
A 37-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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Infection ?: If your dentist prescribed the antibiotic, it was for your own good health. Failure to follow directions can only cause you more pain, expense, and po ... Read More
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 46-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
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