A 21-year-old member asked:
is it safe to drink alcohol after getting a meningitis vaccine?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Meningitis vaccine: Although most vaccines nowadays cause little or no adverse side effects, it is prudent to not be "adventurous", keep a low profile and observe one's regular daily routine. This way, should you encounter any unusual symptoms, you can consider it as a vaccine side effect. If you drink and get drunk, it will be difficult to consider that as an effect of the vaccine.
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Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: There is no contraindication to consuming alcohol after receiving Meningococcal vaccine.
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Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Yes: Yes but remember to drink responsibly.
2661 viewsAnswered Jun 19, 2018
A 18-year-old female asked:
Is it ok to drink alcohol tonight before getting the meningitis vaccine tomorrow afternoon?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Social drinking is not going to interfere with the way the vaccine works. That said I would be sure to keep it to a minimum. Any excess may mean you can't make it to the appointment.
140 viewsReviewed Aug 19, 2019
Last updated Jun 19, 2018
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