Skip to Content

Can I drink alcohol if I'm taking Tamiflu?

Question is Closed
Report Favorite

Responses (2)

8 Aug 2009

There is nothing in the prescribing information to suggest that it is a problem
but if you are taking Tamiflu for the flu you might help your recovery by taking it easy.

What can be done to prevent or treat the flu?

* Avoid spreading germs: You can decrease your chance of getting lung infections and other illnesses by doing the following:

o Wash your hands often with soap and water. Carry germ-killing hand lotion or gel with you when you leave the house. You can use the lotion or gel to clean your hands when there is no water available.

o Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth unless you have washed your hands first.

o Always cover your mouth when you cough. It is best to cough into a tissue or your shirtsleeve, rather than into your hand. People around you should also cover their mouths when they cough.


Votes: +1

22 Oct 2009

My personal anecdote: I was on it, drank a couple times during the ten day period. No probs.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

I will start taking Zocar 20 mg?

When I drink alcohol sometime will that hurt me. When I drink alcohol with juice or diet pop would that hurt me

1 answer 24 Mar 2010

I have just started taking vyvanse two weeks ago and I'm wondering how safe it is to drink alcohol.?

... I'm 19 and I do like to sometimes go out on weekends with friends or have some drinks. But on weekdays I never have any alcohol. But ...

1 answer 15 Apr 2011

Xanax: Is it possible to skip my nightly dose of Xanax (1 mg.) to go to a party and drink alcohol?

I understand how dangerous it is to mix Xanax and alcohol, so of course I would never even attempt it. I have been on 1 mg. Xanax for 2 years now to ...

3 answers 23 May 2013

I had acitomonphen. Is it safe to drink alcohol?

I took Tylenol about 3 hours ago. It was the Kirkland Costco brand. I want to go out and drink with my friends, and I wanted to know if it's ...

2 answers 18 Apr 2015