A 41-year-old male asked:
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last 2 days of penicillin vk, have mother's day events, is it ok to have beer or wine while finishing the last 2 days?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends: On why you are on pencillin, and how much drinking you are talking about. One can of beer or glass of wine is not going to do harm, but drinking to intoxication will. Alcohol limits the ability of the body to fight infection, impairing the function of white blood cells to catch and destroy germs and to make antibodies.
Answered on May 11, 2013
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