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i have strep throat, i received a shot of penicillin for it. by dec 31 it will have been 2 full days since injection. can i drink on new years eve?

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics alcohol: although alcohol does not reduce the effectiveness of most antibiotics it can delay how quickly you recover from an illness. It's a good idea to recover from your illness before using alcohol.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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