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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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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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Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Dr. Willam Lau
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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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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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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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Dr. Caroline Capitano
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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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Dr. Joel Gallant
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Dr. Georgia Latham
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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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