A 34-year-old male asked:
can i drink light beer whilst taking mupirocin and cephalexin?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Hold the alcohol: Antibiotics and alcohol have some similar side effects: upset stomach, feeling drowsy or dizzy. Taken together these side effects may be more intense. Suggest waiting until you're finished your course of antibiotics and you're feeling better before consuming any alcohol.
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