Ciprofloxacin - can alchohol be consumed while taking this pill?

This question has also been asked and answered here:
Can you drink alcohol while taking ciprofloxacin?

Answers (5)

4 Oct 2012

Hello arch123. Yes you can. However, more often than not it is suggested not to drink alcohol while taking an antibiotic as it will weaken the potency/effectiveness of the drug. Regards pledge

Votes: +1

4 Oct 2012

You can drink with it, but Cipro can mess up your stomach enough without adding alcohol to the mix.

Votes: +0

4 Oct 2012

Hello arch,
I have just read that u should avoid alcohol, and thinks containin alot of caffiene, hope this healps...

angel1662

Votes: +1

4 Oct 2012

Hello. Cipro is a powerful antibiotic. If you have any liver or kidney problems It can cause complications. Alcohol challenges the liver. Although the literature does not restrict use, I would suggest no more than a small glass of wine or beer. More than that will not help your body heal.

Votes: +0

12 Oct 2012

It also is bad for tendons. I already had tendonitis and was prescribed this. It even messed up the tendons in my hip. I'm getting over that, but I was just getting where i could walk after PT. Now my legs are so weak, and my feet and ankles hurt pretty bad. It just doesn't seem fair.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

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

Similar questions

Ciprofloxacin - I am taking Metformin for diabetes, is this safe?

I am also taking Prilosec as a daily medication. The doctor also prescribed Tramadol for pain and prednisone for inflammation.

1 answer 2 Feb 2013

What is a safer drug than ciprofloxacin HLC for UTI to avoid tendon issues?

Was awakened at 4AM with audible strumming & twitching of right shoulder tendon that ceased when sitting-up. This is worrisome for this infamous ...

1 answer 19 Feb 2014