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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can i mix antibiotics (penicillin) and aspirin to reduce high fever?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry 27 years experience
Maybe - depends : In most cases, it is safe to take Aspirin with antibiotics. However, you should do this only under a doctor's care.
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: It is not advisable to take Aspirin if you could have influenza or chicken pox because of the risk of reye's syndrome. It is ok to take penicillin antibiotics with aspirin.

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