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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin hcl 150 mg?

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It depends on the amount of alcohol you drink. With just one glass, side effects are virtually nonexistant.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

Can i drink alcohol on clindamycin?

Yes

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There is no direct contraindication to drinking alcohol while receiving clindamycin, except that alcohol in your bloodstream may inhibit some of your immune mechanisms.
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

Can i drink alcohol while on clindamycin?

Yes

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No problem taking clindamycin with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved.
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Dr. Richard Ruth answered:

Can i take clindamycin and drink alcohol?

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Yes, but it will lower the effect of the antibiotics
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I' am taking Clindamycin for an infection that is going to be treated my my dentist. Is it okay to drink alcohol?

No

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Alcohol can make antibiotics less effective, but before imbibing check with whoever gave you the Rx. Also note, before having dental work, that alcohol can promote bleeding.
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I am going to a cinco de mayo party and I am currently on clindamycin for cellulitis. Can I drink alcohol or will it interfere with the medication?

No

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It's best not to drink alcohol while taking an antibiotic.
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Is it possible for me to drink alcohol on clindamycin?

No interactions

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

Can I take Alcohol with clindamycin hcl (300 mg capsule)?

Not a good idea

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While consumption of small amounts of alcohol has not been shown to have adverse reaction with clindamycin; it is generally a bad idea to mix alcohol with medications.
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Dr. Usha Mukhytar answered:

I thought I had bv,I took clindamycin however after a week of this I still notice an odor. I have used alcohol throughout though. Can this affect it?

No

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What exactly does clindamycin 1% topical solution do to the skin for acne purposes? And isn't it essentially rubbing alcohol?

It is an antibiotic

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Clindamycin is an antibiotic. When applied topically it helps kill some of the bacteria responsible for acne.
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