A 46-year-old member asked:
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can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved.
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
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