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can you drink while taking a zpack

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Patsfield
14 years experience Pharmacology
You should not: Although there are no drug interactions between azithromycin and alcohol. It is not advisable to drink alcohol.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Would not do so.: Alcohol is not contraindicated with a Z pak. However, consuming alcohol while taking prescription medications is not recommended. Alcohol can also sup ... Read More
Dr. John Abess
47 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Both azithromycin and alcohol can harm the liver. Both can interfere with cardiac rhythm. Everybody has their own ideas of what is a "small" amou ... Read More
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Dr. Ira Rubin answered
37 years experience Pediatrics
Zithromax: Generally its best to not drink when taking medication. However, that said, its unlikely that an antibiotic like zithromax would interact with ingeste ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can, but you can also drink while you're taking it.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Azithromycin - Zpack: Azithromycin has a half-life of 4 days -which is why the 'Z-pack' is only 5 days long as compared to a standard course of antibiotics that may last 10 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Zithromax + Etoh: Per Drugs.com drug interaction checker: "No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
A glass: You may have a glass of wine with zithromax.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not a good idea: Mixing alcohol with any medication is not a good idea.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can.

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