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if i have a glass of wine will it affect the way Clindamycin treats my infection

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Petrie
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and Alchohol: Generally one hour before or two hours after any antibiotic is a good idea.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
1glass only!: Alcoholic beverages, including wine often reduce the effectiveness of medications. For your own well being, try to abstain, but one glass would probab ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Simply yes
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Wine and infection: Alcohol and antibiotics are a bad mix, so if you are taking them, wait until you finish them to have that wine.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yeast loves....: Maybe not, but remember that yeast loves the sugar in wine.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: One or 2 glasses.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid: I suggest avoiding any and all alcohol while on antibiotics.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Wine: It's OK but don't overdo it!
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
NOT USUALLY: While on antibiotics alcohol should be avoided as it may interfere with absorption or metabolism of the antibiotic. Also the duration of antibiotic ... Read More
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