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I currently have a kidney infection and i'm on an antibiotic called bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Would it be ok to drink 2 beers for tonight? Or will it worsen my case?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Recommend Against

mixing these. Combo of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) plus alcohol may ^ risk for: nausea, vomiting, flushing (heat & skin redness), prickly feeling & rapid heart rate.

In brief: Recommend Against

mixing these. Combo of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) plus alcohol may ^ risk for: nausea, vomiting, flushing (heat & skin redness), prickly feeling & rapid heart rate.
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