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I was given penicillin for an infection in my tooth, I will be getting a root canal in 2 weeks. Can I drink?

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Dr. Scott Methven
Dentistry
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In brief: Moderation

There aren't any clinical studies that show alcohol prevent antibiotics from working.
However, you are much more likely to heal while you are healthy. A glass of wine won't hurt but use common sense. It would best to keep hydrated and make sure your body gets all the proper nutrition it needs to get healthy! Hope this helps!

In brief: Moderation

There aren't any clinical studies that show alcohol prevent antibiotics from working.
However, you are much more likely to heal while you are healthy. A glass of wine won't hurt but use common sense. It would best to keep hydrated and make sure your body gets all the proper nutrition it needs to get healthy! Hope this helps!
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