A 18-year-old female asked:
can a person drink alcohol while taking amoxicicillan?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Otto Placik answered
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
NO : Drinking alcohol can make the antibiotic ineffective.
Answered on Nov 26, 2016
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis answered
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Even though there are no drug-drug interactions listed between alcohol (ethanol) & amoxicillin, it is always best to take medications with water. Alcohol may irritate the stomach & cause other untoward problems. Alcoholic beverages are never a good choice to mix with medications.
Answered on Mar 23, 2016
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