How Bad Is It Really to Drink While Taking Antibiotics and Other Meds?

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Warning: Do Not Use With Alcohol

You’re about to order your first beer of the night when it hits you: You’ve been taking antibiotics for a few days to treat a no-longer-bothersome travel bug. Are you even “allowed” to drink? Maybe, maybe not...

While many other antibiotics are generally safe for moderate drinkers, check with a pharmacist first and, if cleared, space out when you take each, advises Mohamed Jalloh, a spokesperson for the American Pharmacists Association.

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