A 31-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

hi, do you think i can drink alcohol when on antibiotics?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Which antibiotic.: You can check by entering the name of the antibiotic and alcohol in a drug interaction checker on line.
Answered on Jul 4, 2014

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Wait 24-48: To be safe and to let the antibx work most effectively, wait 24-48 hours, than you can drink etoh in moderation and responsibly only. Best wishes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Alcohol can decrease the absorbtion and efficacy of the antibiotic.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: On the antibiotic and how much you drank.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know, but...: Since there are no double-blind, randomized control trials to answer this question, can't tell you for sure. However, the question that I have is - si ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month