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What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline for 2-4 weeks is recommended if penicillin cannot be given, or sometimes ceftriaxone. However, penicillin is by far the best drug. If you had a severe penicillin allergy in the past, then probably penicillin should be avoided. Otherwise, it still might be the best choice for you. Discuss it with your doctor or, even better, an infectious diseases or STD specialist. ...Read more

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Can i drink when on penicillin or other antibiotics?

Can i drink when on penicillin or other antibiotics?

Probably: Alcohol does not affect the metabolism of penicillin. Some antibiotics may be highly metabolized by the liver and thus, there excretion may be prolonged in patients with liver disease. If your alcohol consumption is not excessive and you do not have liver disease, it is probably inconsequential that you are taking an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I'm currently taking penicillin but planning on drinking tomorrow night is this okay ?

I'm currently taking penicillin but planning on drinking tomorrow night is this okay ?

Probably OK, but...: There is no interaction between penicillin and alcohol; it should be safe to drink alcohol in moderation. However, alcohol may not be good for the infection being treated. Probably no serious problem if you don't drink heavily, but it would be best to check with the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohlic while on penicillin v?

Yes: You can drink alcohol when taking penicillin class antibiotics but do so in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohlic while on calvepen penicillin v?

Can you drink alcohlic while on calvepen penicillin v?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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I'm interested to know what happens if i don't drink my penicillin after my root canal?

I'm interested to know what happens if i don't drink my penicillin after my root canal?

No need for penVK: No studies have been published on the use of antibiotics to prevent infection after root canal treatment. Clinical trials investigating of prophylactic antibiotics to minimize post treatment infections have found antibiotics to be of no benefit. ...Read more

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Can I drink beer while taking penicillin?

Can I drink beer while taking penicillin?

Should be fine.: But if you're taking the penicillin for strep throat, the alcohol probably won't make your throat feel any better, and could make it a little more sore. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Not recommended: I do not know of a specific interraction, however, when you are sick enough to take an antibiotic, alcohol may worsen your illness with dehydration, nausea, upset stomach, headache, lethargy etc. Drink water or an electrolyte replacement. ...Read more

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