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Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Is it a bad idea to drink wine while on Amoxicillin?

Is it a bad idea to drink wine while on Amoxicillin?

Possibly but no: While some doctors feel it ok to have a small amount of wine or alcohol, I believe it is better not to drink but to abstain. I feel that the meds would work better and have no chance of interference. Take the alcohol when done with the med ...Read more

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Can you drink beer/wine if you're taking amoxicillin?

Should not: It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course before drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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How long after finishing an Amoxicillin prescription (500mg, 3x a day for a week) can I have a glass of wine?...

How long after finishing an Amoxicillin prescription (500mg, 3x a day for a week) can I have a glass of wine?...

Antibiotics & EtOH: Antibiotic use and alcohol use together must be carefully considered. If you have completed the antibiotic, an alcoholic drink should NOT be contraindicated. Best to ask your pharmacist or physician for the specifics. The underlying condition may preclude alcohol use. ...Read more

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My mum has taken 9 amoxicillin tablets n she's been drinking she's had about 2 glasses of wine and 4 jack daniels she won't die will she?

My mum has taken 9 amoxicillin tablets n she's been drinking she's had about 2 glasses of wine and 4 jack daniels she won't die will she?

She wont die: It is not a good idea to combine any medication with alcohol, but she wont die from this particular combination. She should avoid Flagyl with alcohol or sedatives with alcohol. ...Read more

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Taking 250 mg of amoxicillin for tooth infection. Can I have a glass if wine?

ONE glass of: wine should not interfere with your amoxicillin. But I would not take them both at the same time. ...Read more

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Any advice on drinking alcohol (like 2-3 glasses of wine) and taking amoxicillin (500mg)?

Likely ok: While it is not recommended to take a depressant such as alcohol when one is already sick and the immune system is depressed potentially, there are no published case reports to date noting an liver or other organ damage from a little wine with amoxicillin. ...Read more

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I'm taking amoxil (amoxicillin) 1g/tab for a periodontal abscess. Is it to drink a few glasses of wine while taking it?

I'm taking amoxil (amoxicillin) 1g/tab for a periodontal abscess. Is it to drink a few glasses of wine while taking it?

Wine is fine: I would also get a proxibrush and use a mixture of 1/4 clove oil 1/4 oregano oil and 1/2 olive oil use this a few time a day and your gums should feel better. I would suggest a nutritional program to greatly help reduce your gum disease. ...Read more

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Can I have a glass of wine if I'm taking 500mg of amoxicillin for a tooth infection?

Can I have a glass of wine if I'm taking 500mg of amoxicillin for a tooth infection?

1glass only!: Alcoholic beverages, including wine often reduce the effectiveness of medications. For your own well being, try to abstain, but one glass would probably be ok. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more