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Des Moines, IA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Is to okay to drink alcohol while taking lexofloxacin? i am taking it for a possible bacterial infection in my digestive tract.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No interference: Contrary to popular beliefs, almost no antibiotics interact with alcohol, and levofloxacin does not. Heavy alcohol impairs the immune system's ability to fight infection, but alcohol in moderation makes no difference. Just don't overdo it. If in doubt, contact the doctor treating you.
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