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can you drink alcohol after taking antibiotic for clahmydia?

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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Alcohol can decrease the absorbtion and efficacy of the antibiotic.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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Depends: That would only be a problem if you were taking Metronidazole (flagyl) or tinidazole (tindamax).
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Dr. John Munshower
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Wait 24-48: To be safe and to let the antibx work most effectively, wait 24-48 hours, than you can drink etoh in moderation and responsibly only. Best wishes.

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