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Can you drink alcohol with bactrim antibiotics?

Can you drink alcohol with bactrim antibiotics?

Unwise:: Very likely to make you sick. http://www.upmchealthplan.com/newsletters/expanded_druginteractions.html. ...Read more

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Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole is a combination antibiotic that is used to treat a ...Read more


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Can you drink alcohol while taking bactrim?

You can: You can, but it is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while you are taking medications. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with bactrim?

Can I drink alcohol with bactrim?

No: You will get nausea, vomiting, heart palpatations, difficulty breathing, flushing, dehydration, dizziness, fatigue and headaches. You should avoid all alcohol even mouthwash with alcohol. Bactrim interferes with the liver breaking down alcohol. Not a good thing to do. ...Read more

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How long after taking my last Bactrim is it safe to drink alcohol? How long after last dose does it stay in your system?

How long after taking my last Bactrim is it safe to drink alcohol? How long after last dose does it stay in your system?

50 hours: The half-life of Bactrim is about 10 hours. A drug should be completely out of your system after 5 half-lives; therefore, Bactrim should be out of your system within 50 hours or just over a day. Alcohol can interact with Bactrim and cause some unpleasant side effects such including: fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting. ...Read more

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I took my last bactrim antibiotic a little over 24 hours ago. Can I have some alcohol?

Antibiotics/ETOH: Those taking Bactrim should'nt drink alcohol during treatment. This includes alcoholic beverages, cough meds and mouthwash containing alcohol because alcohol can intensify the negative side effects of bactrim. If you are off the meds for a day it should be ok. ...Read more

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