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what will happen if i drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drug interactions: Drug interaction checker showed no significant interactions between Cephalexin and alcohol. Ask your prescriber it there are any recommended restrictions based on the condition being treated.
Answered on Sep 6, 2019
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