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is it safe to drink alcohol while on dicloxacillin

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience Family Medicine
Relatively: Alcohol and Dicloxacillin do not have any severe interactions, however, you should not drink while you are on an antibiotics. Alcohol consumption wil ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: There's risk in even drinking small amounts.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not ...: Probably not a good idea to take powerful antibiotics, fight off a bacterial infection and then add alcohol into the mix. Attached is an article from ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Steele
58 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: Depends upon how far apart the ingestions are, but the combination of alcohol and benzodiazepines (such as valium) can be fatal, and valium is one of ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Hold off: I would hold off until you finish the meds. You were prescribed the z-pac for an infection. Drinking can suppress the immune system and you need it to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
No: Alcohol might alter your perception and makes you not pay attention to your body signals - so be cautious and discuss with your doctor regarding the a ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: I would not advise drinking alcohol on any medications.
A 26-year-old male asked:
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6-10 hours: Would be safe after 12 hours for sure
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Alcohol can interact with medication and cause either additive effect (toxicity) or lowers potency of medication. The only safe medicine that comes to ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Safe to drink ETOH: Perfectly safe to drink alcohol so long as it is 0 Proof & simply says alcohol on the label but doesn't contain any. If you are drinking THAT TYP ... Read More
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