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Doctor insights on: Can You Take Azithromycin And Drink Alcohol

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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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How long before i can drink alcohol after taking azithromycin?

Not a good idea: Finish the course of medication before drinking again. Mixing alcohol with any medication is generally not a good idea for a variety of reasons. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while on azithromycin?

Shouldn't drink ETOH: Alcohol will inactivate most antibiotics and render them useless in fighting whatever the infection is that you are being treated for....best advice is to wait until you've completed the course of treatment and gotten the all clear from your doctor that the infection is gone. More questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up an appointment for a consult. ...Read more

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I'm on my third day of azithromycin is it okay to drink alcohol?

I'm on my third day of azithromycin is it okay to drink alcohol?

Yes & no: Alcohol does not adversely affect effectiveness of Azythromycin. Temporary liver damage, however, has been noted in some people. Also, alcohol consumption interferes with your body's ability to heal itself. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol after taking azithromycin?

Can i drink alcohol after taking azithromycin?

Generally No: Alchohol and most medications tax you liver and it is best to avoid alcohol consumption especially for short-term medication use. You doctor or pharmacist might give you a different answer but you will probably feel better quicker by avoiding alcohol until you complete the azythromycin. ...Read more

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What happens if i drink alcohol while taking azithromycin?

What happens if i drink alcohol while taking azithromycin?

You get drunk: You can drink alcohol when on zithromax but do it in moderation. If you have a significant infection i would advise abstaining until it has resolved. ...Read more

Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Azythromycin (Definition)

Azythromycin is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more