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is it dangerous to drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can drink alcohol while taking keflex/cephalexin but do it in moderation at most. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until its better.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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