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What will happen if i drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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.

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Can you drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Shouldn't: All antibiotics in the "beta-lactam" group that includes pennicillin, amoxicillin, Ampicillin and the cephlosporins like Cephalexin are excreted(peed out) more rapidly after alcohol-thus lessening their effective time in your body.

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