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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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My baby is taking amoxicilin twice a day, can he drink regular milk?

My baby is taking amoxicilin twice a day, can he drink regular milk?

Yes: If he usually drinks regular milk, he can continue doing so. It is not a good idea to take any medicine 30 minutes before or within an hour after drinking milk, as the milk coats the stomach and can prevent adequate absorption of the medicine.

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Can I drink hard alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

Can I drink hard alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

Probably fine: There is an occasional antibiotic that can produce odd reactions when alcohol is consumed during treatment. Most, like amoxicillin can be taken if you have an occasional drink.

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Is it safe to have a drink while taking amoxicillin?

Is it safe to have a drink while taking amoxicillin?

Yes: It does not interfere with the med and will not produce a bad reaction. Drink responsibly!

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What happens if I drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

What happens if I drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

Don't get drunk!: There's no mention of food or alcohol interaction w/amoxicillin at http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/amoxicillin. Html. You can find more info at http://www. Drugs. Com/amoxicillin. Html. In general, whether taking medication or not, we don't recommend drinking to excess. Don't forget to finish your medication as directed. In other words, don't save any for your next infection!

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Can I drink while taking amoxicillin 500mg/125 acid? Last one was 7 hours ago

Can I drink while taking amoxicillin 500mg/125 acid? Last one was 7 hours ago

Yes but shouldn't: Amox/clav does not have any significant interactions with alcohol. However, alcohol weakens your immune system, so drinking while infected usually means it takes longer to get better.

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After taking 1 pill amoxicillin 500 mg, how long should you wait before drinking?

After taking 1 pill amoxicillin 500 mg, how long should you wait before drinking?

No wait necessary: Assuming that you mean drinking alcohol, there are no known interactions between Amoxicillin and the ethanol in alcoholic beverages. Be sure to keep your drinking moderate, however, or you may end up needing more than Amoxicillin ;-).

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Can I drink beer whilst taking amoxicillin?

Better not but --: Any alcohol not ok with medicine, once a year ok. Alcohol has bad effect on liver, which handles food and medicine, another burdon on liver, problem with alcohol drinker is never stop with one drink. Never flagyll with with alcohol and list goes on.

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What happens if you drink alcohol when taking amoxicillin?

What happens if you drink alcohol when taking amoxicillin?

Decrease efficacy: It may decrease the full potential of the antibiotic. It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course before drinking alcohol.

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Can I drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin 500mg?

Can I drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin 500mg?

Interactions.: Drugs. Com drug interaction checker showed no significant reactions between alcohol and amoxicillin. See: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=187-0, 1034-14582

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Can I drink alcohol while I'm taking amoxicillin 500?

Can I drink alcohol while I'm taking amoxicillin 500?

OK in moderation: There are no interactions listed. However, people taking meds for infection, may also be taking other meds such as meds for pain. You do not want to mix alcohol with most of the pain medications out there...

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After a 4 day course of amoxicillin and brufen, when can I drink moderatly?

After a 4 day course of amoxicillin and brufen, when can I drink moderatly?

Alcohol: I assume you have completed the course of the medication. You can consume alcohol. No sure what moderate drinking is? Alcohol is bad for your health anyway and apart from a single social drink now and then (1-2/week) anything more could be dangerous.

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My daughter is 1 and refuses all oral medicine. She was just prescribed amoxicillin. Is it ok to mix it with her milk?

My daughter is 1 and refuses all oral medicine. She was just prescribed amoxicillin. Is it ok to mix it with her milk?

1 y/o refuses meds: I have Alopecia Areata will it make my hair fall out more if I dye it? ANS: all 1 y/o will refuse meds. Talk to your prescriber.

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How long after taking amoxicillin can you drink alcohol?

How long after taking amoxicillin can you drink alcohol?

Wouldn't worry: An occasional drink while taking a course of antibiotics is unlikely to interfere with its function. I would avoid overdoing it.

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Will drinking beer affect me while I'm taking amoxicillin?

Will drinking beer affect me while I'm taking amoxicillin?

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

Dr. Philip Miller
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