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is it safe to have a glass of wine while taking amoxicillin

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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
23 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics & EtOH: Antibiotic use and alcohol use together must be carefully considered. If you have completed the antibiotic, an alcoholic drink should NOT be contraind ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: there should not be a problem with this.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Drug interactions: There are no drug interactions listed but in general not a good idea to have lots of alcohol when taking tylenol (which is metabolized by the liver) a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not a good idea: Mixing alcohol with any medication is not a good idea. Alcohol lowers immune system functioning and that is what your antibiotic is trying to help.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
ONE glass of: wine should not interfere with your amoxicillin. But I would not take them both at the same time.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
A glass or less: should be fine, alcohol and steroids do not mix well. Eat.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Should be OK: Take Erythromycin on an empty stomach because food may delay absorption. Many adults do not tolerate this drug well because of gastrointestinal side- ... Read More
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