A 43-year-old member asked:
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can i mix antibiotics (penicillin) and aspirin to reduce high fever?

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Dr. Debi Williams
26 years experience Dentistry
Maybe - depends : In most cases, it is safe to take Aspirin with antibiotics. However, you should do this only under a doctor's care.
Answered on Apr 22, 2016
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Oct 2, 2015

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