A 24-year-old male asked:
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i got a shot of penicillin can i drink a beer?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Sure !: Make sure that it is a good beer though.
Answered on Aug 2, 2015
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yep.: No problem there.
Answered on Jan 2, 2016

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Should be fine.: But if you're taking the penicillin for strep throat, the alcohol probably won't make your throat feel any better, and could make it a little more sor ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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No problem...: ...with mild or moderate alcohol intake. A couple of beers won't alter penicillin's effectiveness. But don't get drunk; heavy alcohol use can impair t ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
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No need to wait: There is no problem drinking beer in moderation while taking penicillin.
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Dr. Robert Wilson
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Yes: Alcohol does not interfere with penicilin therapy.

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