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Safe To Drink Alcohol While On Cipro
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
Yes...: ...Or on the first, second, third, or fourth day. ...Read more
Alcohol and: Medications don't mix, so I would wait until your course of medicine is finished. ...Read more
Can i drink alcohol (500ml - 1l) if i am on doxy + cipro (ciprofloxacin) or is it not recommended? (i am on my 3rd day treatment)
No: I am not sure you are being serious in asking whether drinking 1/2 liter to a full liter a day of some kind of distilled sprits is "recommended?" It isn't recommended for ANYBODY, let alone someone being treated for an infection. Since you are on 2 antibiotics, I will assume its a serious infection. Alcohol impairs our immune system and healing. This is a dangerous amount of alcohol. Stop now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Yes, in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not ...: Probably not a good idea to take powerful antibiotics, fight off a bacterial infection and then add alcohol into the mix. Attached is an article from the Mayo Clinic regarding do's & dont's with Cipro. Hope that helps! http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ciprofloxacin-oral-route/before-using/drg-20072288 ...Read more
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