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is it safe to drink alcohol while on both amoxicillin and clavulanate chewing tablets?

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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course befoe drinking alcohol.
Answered on Feb 11, 2020

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After: your course of antibiotics is finished AND you feel better! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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