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can you drink alcohol (beer) while on cefadroxil ip 500 mg (antibiotics)?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No problem: Alcohol in moderation has no effect on this or any other antibiotic. But don't overdo it; heavy alcohol use can impair the body's ability to fight infections.
Answered on Sep 24, 2020
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