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Is it safe to drink alcohol on cephalexin 500mg cap?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No interference: Contrary to popular beliefs, alcohol in moderation rarely interferes with any antibiotic, and won't have any effect on cephalexin (Keflex). Heavy drinking can interfere with the immune system helping fight your infection, so don't overdo it, but otherwise no worries.

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