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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is it bad to take azithromycin with 5 hour energy drinks?

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Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
5 Hour Energy: It is my opinion that one should not use 5 hour energy drinks at all because of potential for adverse effects on blood pressure and the heart. Azithromycin is subject to degradation when exposed to an acid environment. 5 hour energy will increase the acidic level of the stomach and could inactivate part of the dose of azithromycin.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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