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Can you drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

Shouldn't

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All antibiotics in the "beta-lactam" group that includes Pennicillin,Amoxicillin,ampicillin and the cephlosporins like cephalexin are excreted(peed out) more rapidly after alcohol-thus lessening their effective time in your body.
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Can you drink alcohol while taking cephalexin ?

Don't

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Better to not mix antibiotics and alcohol!
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

Can you drink alcohol while taking CEPHALEXIN?

Keflex

Alcohol
I would not recommend that, due to excess load on the liver.
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Dr. Alvin Mathew answered:

Can i drink alcohol if im taking my last pill of cephalexin at friday 8 am and im going to be drinking at saturday 9 pm?

Yes

Alcohol
You can drink, with moderation.
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

Is it dangerous to drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

Yes

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You can drink alcohol while taking Keflex/cephalexin but do it in moderation at most. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until its better.
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Dr. Yash K. Khanna answered:

If I've just started taking Cephalexin for a minor skin condition and a small case of tonsillitis, would I be able to drink alcohol in 5days from now?

Yes you can drink

Alcohol
Yes you will be able to drink alcohol in 5 days as long as you don't drink in excess.While vitc is not going to be much help it will not cause any problem and can be safely continued with the antibiotics you are taking
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

Can you drink alcohol while taking keflex?

Yes

You can drink alcohol while taking Keflex but do it in moderation at most. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until its better.
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Can you drink alcohol while on keflex?

Not recommended

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Alcohol can decrease the absorption of the antibiotic and therefore decrease its efficacy.
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Dr. David Hardin answered:

Can you drink alcohol when taking keflex?

No interaction but

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alcohol and Keflex are fine together but drink in moderation as alcohol can interfere with your ability to fight an infection
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