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Can You Drink Alcohol While On Antibiotics For Uti
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Yes: There does not appear to be a contraindication which is related to this particular medication. Alcohol in the blood stream has some negative effects on white blood cell actions, and if you are being treated for infection, theoretically it is not a good idea to inhibit WBC activities (but this is probably inconsequential). ...Read more
I am on CiproBay and Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for a UTI, is it possible to drink alcohol whilst on these antibiotics?
Yes, in moderation: Alcohol will not interfere with ciprofloxacin (CiproBay) or phenazopyridine (Pyridium) and will not increase side effects. Don't drink to excess; heavy alcohol interferes with immune system fighting infection. FYI, phenazopyridine isn't an antibiotic, but a urinary anesthetic that helps reduce symptoms; OK to stop when painful urination and urgency gone, usually 1-2 days. But take all the cipro. ...Read more
Yes you can, BUT: it always worries me when people find drinking so important that they need to ask this kind of a question. I would also wonder what kind of infection is being treated, and HOW MUCH ALCOHOL you are talking about. Alcohol decreases the activity of white blood cells that fight infection and make antibodies, and it is not the best thing to take when you are trying to cure an infection. Talk to doctor ...Read more
Nope: Drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics could possibly make the antibiotics less effective. Thus, your infection may not be treated properly and could last longer or even get worse. It's best to just avoid alcohol while you're on antibiotics just to be on the safe side. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
INTERESTING!: Never really thought about this one. I think that you have to read the pharmacy information with each antibiotic. There are some antibiotics that should not be mixed with dairy or grapefruit or should be taken before food or after food. Definitely runs the whole gambit. Would ask about specific antibiotics and the best is take as recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you masterbate on ofloxacin and can u drink alcohol whilst taking them taking pills for genital pain in testicles course is for 2 weeks?
Masturbation ???: Masturbation would have no effect to anything in your question. I am not sure what or why this was included in your question. Now alcohol can really affect the efficacy of most medications. If the pharmacy gave you instructions about drinking on your prescription you should follow them to the letter. There will be time to drink after you are better. ...Read more
Can u drink alcohol while being treaten wit antibotics for a std. Will the alcohol affect tha antibiotics from working?
No, it will not: Some antibiotics can increase the tendency for ethanol to cause unpleasant symptoms and/or decrease apparent "tolerance" but should not affect effectiveness of treatment. ...Read more
Shouldn't drink ETOH: Alcohol will inactivate most antibiotics and render them useless in fighting whatever the infection is that you are being treated for....best advice is to wait until you've completed the course of treatment and gotten the all clear from your doctor that the infection is gone. More questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up an appointment for a consult. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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