Can I drink alcohol with doxycycline?

Not recommended. While risks of adverse outcome associated with drinking alcohol while taking Doxycycline are less than some other antibiotics, it is still not recommended. Studies show that drinking alcohol can increase the metabolism and clearance of doxycycline, making it less effective at fighting infections. Also for people with liver disease, the combination of alcohol and Doxycycline is contraindicated.
Alcohol and doxyclin. We measure the lengh of time for 1/2 of the drug to leave the body as half life. If you interfere with this time, medication become inefective. The half-life of Doxycycline but not that of tetracycline was significantly shorter in alcoholics in some patients the serum concentration of Doxycycline decreased below the generally accepted minimum therapeutic concentration was shown by neuvonen (1976).

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Can I drink alcohol whilst taking doxycycline for treatment of chlamydia?

Alcohol and medicine. Yes. But, it may slightly delay your full recovery. I often recommend to my patients that they do not take their medicine with alcohol and to make sure that the pill was taken at a different time then when you have a belly full of alcohol.

Can I drink alcohol if I'm taking doxycycline?

Yes. No problem taking tetracycline 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.

Took last doxycycline tablet at 2pm can I drink alcohol at 8pm?

Never recommended. It's not medically sound to ever take prescription medication and drink alcohol of any amount within 24 hrs. Of one another. You may destroy or alter the efficacy of the prescription drug or there could be interactions of a chemical nature. I would recommend giving your system a break from alcohol. Especially since you're apparently recovering from some other problem/infection, whatever.

I drink everyday, stop for 2 days bc I'm on doxycycline. Can I drink alcohol?

Drug interaction. Checker showed possible mild (but unspecified) interaction btwn Doxycycline and alcohol which should not be clinically significant.

Took doxycycline today for acne around 1:30. It's now 11:00. Can I drink alcohol or should I wait?

Wait. Do not drink alcohol at all. It has never done any one any good, ever. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.