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will alcohol effect azithromycin

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Doesn't compete: The two agents can be used concurrently.They do not compete with each other.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No problem: Agree with Dr. Ferguson. Per Drugs.Com - no drug interactions were noted between Azithromycin and alcohol.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No problem: There will be no interference with azithromycin at this point: no side effects, no interference with effectiveness for your infection. Don't get drunk ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No problem: You don't have to wait.
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A 43-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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Shouldn't drink ETOH: Alcohol will inactivate most antibiotics and render them useless in fighting whatever the infection is that you are being treated for....best advice i ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
MUST YOU??: If you are sick enough for an antibiotic you should avoid alcohol. If you cannot wait a few days you may have an addiction. If you are alcoholic, the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Until your done: Finish your course of medication before starting to drink again. It is not a good idea to mix alcohol and any medication.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not a great idea: NO.
A male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Crushed: The tablets can be crushed but don't mix with alcohol. Azithromycin can cause nausea and drowsiness. Alcohol will worsen those effects.
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