bp 500/125 mg?
Medication - can you have alcohol when on co-amoxiclav tablets?
Question posted by kazzzzzzzy on 22 Dec 2014
Last updated on 23 February 2018 by Freegen
The reason doctor's advise against drinking alcohol while taking anti biotics is not due, mostly, to an interaction between alcohol and the medication... It is more to do with how your body processes both drugs. By drinking alcohol you are increasing your body's natural disposal functions. People tend to pee more when drinking a beer. This means the anti biotic gets processed through your system quicker, resulting in a lower amount of time the drug is effective in your system.
The alcohol will effect the efficacy of the medication, so it's not a good idea
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