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OK: Usually it's ok to have a beer. Did anybody ever tell you not taking beer along with amox? ...Read more
I just finished my 10 day prescription 12 hours ago. Is it alright to drink a beer or two right now? I used amoxicillin and clav.
No guarantees: There's no major interaction with alcohol. That being said, when sick (the reason I'm assuming you are taking amox/clav) alcohol can delay recovery as well as interfere with productive rest/sleep. Amox/clav is broken down in part by the liver as is alcohol, so there is certainly potential for harm there especially with excess. I would avoid alcohol until feeling well and off antibiotics. ...Read more