A female asked:
What will happen if i drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 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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A 18-year-old member asked:
Can you drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Greeranswered
Family Medicine 46 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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Last updated Sep 6, 2019
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