Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Yes. No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved.

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Can I drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Yes. No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. Read more...
Not recommended. I do not know of a specific interraction, however, when you are sick enough to take an antibiotic, alcohol may worsen your illness with dehydration, nausea, upset stomach, headache, lethargy etc. Drink water or an electrolyte replacement. Read more...

Will I be able to drink alcohol if I am taking phenoxymethyl penicillin?

Not recommended. There has been little research conducted on this subject. However, the advice given by many of the manufacturers is that you should avoid drinking alcohol while on antibiotics and for 48 hours after finishing the course of the treatment. Remember: moderation is the key. Read more...