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How does alcohol affect zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam)?
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it to a minimum if at all.
If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved.

In brief: No
No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it to a minimum if at all.
If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Decrease effective
Alcohol with zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam), (piperacillin and tazobactam) decreases the effectiveness of the antibiotic and increase its side effects.
Most often zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) is given in a hospital setting, and the likelyhood of consuming alcohol is almost nil in the hospital.

In brief: Decrease effective
Alcohol with zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam), (piperacillin and tazobactam) decreases the effectiveness of the antibiotic and increase its side effects.
Most often zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) is given in a hospital setting, and the likelyhood of consuming alcohol is almost nil in the hospital.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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