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can you drink alcohol whiled taking famvir famciclovir for shingles?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
In moderation: No interactions are listed between Famvir (famciclovir) and ethanol (drinking alcohol) but moderation is always wise. Famvir (famciclovir) can cause nausea & vomiting by itself.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
I would not: I would not. It is not a good idea to mix alcohol with any medication.

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