A 39-year-old male asked:
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i have a lung infection and was prescribed doxycycline, i want to know is it ok to have a glass of wine with dinner while taking?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
NOT USUALLY: While on antibiotics alcohol should be avoided as it may interfere with absorption or metabolism of the antibiotic. Also the duration of antibiotic use is likely to be 5-7 days.
Answered on Jul 25, 2013
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