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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

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

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


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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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When can you drink alcohol after taking Bactrim or Cipro?

When can you drink alcohol after taking Bactrim or Cipro?

Alcohol and: Medications don't mix, so I would wait until your course of medicine is finished. ...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

Bactrim (Definition)

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