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There are some antibiotics with which you should not consume alcohol, but there are also some with which you can. Metronidazole is the antibiotic that you really have to be wary of with alcohol.

It is best to consult your doctor about whether alcohol can be taken with your medication. If you are unsure, avoid alcohol until you have completed your course.

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Q: Can alcohol be consumed while taking penicillin?
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Drinking alcohol while taking any anti-biotic decreases the effect of the medicine, therefore prolonging the illness or disease.

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Can you drink wine with penicillin?

It would be best to avoid alcohol while taking penicillin. Please call your doctor or pharmacist to get the best answer for your situation.

Is it safe to drink alcohol while on Penicillin VK?

Yes it is safe to drink alcohol in moderation while on Penicillin VK. The myth that you can't came from a moral perspective years ago in VD clinics (sexual health clinics). While alcohol is fine to drink while taking Penicillin VK, they were worried about people getting drunk, losing their inhibitions, and spreading disease before the penicillin had chance to clear it up.

Can you drink alcohol when on penicillin for tonsillitis?

You shouldn't drink alcohol while taking any medicine. Alcohol decreases the effectiveness of the antibiotic and may even increase whatever you have.

Can you drink milk when taking penicillin?

Yes, you can drink milk while taking penicillin.

Should alcohol be consumed while taking Prednisone?

No. It's right there in the instruction book that comes with the prednisone.

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You can.

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Yes, flagyl is not related to penicillin. Your doctor or pharmacist should warn you not to consume any alcohol while taking flagyl, because a very serious reaction can occur if taking the two concurrently.

Will it harm you to drink 2 drinks while taking metronidazole?

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What is wrong with taking alcohol?

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