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is alcohol ok with itraconazole?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably: This antifungal compound contains an azole grouping, not dissimilar to that of Metronidazole or cefazolin. There have not been reports, however, of alcohol intolerance.
Answered on Apr 9, 2020

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