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clindamycin 300 mg and alcohol

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a good idea: While consumption of small amounts of alcohol has not been shown to have adverse reaction with clindamycin; it is generally a bad idea to mix alcohol ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: There is no direct contraindication to drinking alcohol while receiving clindamycin, except that alcohol in your bloodstream may inhibit some of your ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem taking Clindamycin with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infec ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No interactions : Were found between Clindamycin using a drug interaction checker.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
No: Clindamycin is not treatment for vaginosis you need flagyl.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Mixing: Yes, but it will lower the effect of the antibiotics.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Clindamycin; EtOH: There are no reported interactions between Clindamycin and alcohol; so you may indulge in moderation. However, if you take other medicines, they may i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Very short 1/2 life: Clindamycin is out of your system w/in hours of the last pill and there is no danger from the combo in any case. The very important reason NOT to comb ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
It : It does have alcohol in it but it is an antibiotic that is targeting the bacteria, propionibacterium acnes, that is one of the main causes of inflamma ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on the amount of alcohol you drink. With just one glass, side effects are virtually nonexistant.
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