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Alcohol consumption and rabies shots - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   can you drink alcohol after rabies shots, my brother has been bitten by dog yesterday and he might consumed alcohol after
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi,nice to meet you
Doctor :   yes there is no problem with having alcohol after rabies shots
User :   the reason or question is that my rother has been advised at the time of shots that he cannot consume any alcohol for 6 months
User :   i was wondering how can it affect the treatment
Doctor :   may i know what shots were given to him ?
Doctor :   a single episode of alcohol , use, will not affect much
User :   i don't know myself as he lives in and it all happend 2 days ago, and my brother has alcohol problem so i am worried
User :   he has been advised to have 3 shorts,had his first one yesterday and booked for another 2, also he has been given some tablet form of medication
User :   so i am trying to gather some informatin with what i know
Doctor :   as per rabies vaccine, there is no need for any such warning
User :   i guess it was a vaccine
User :   can you recommend any websites where i can seach more information about the cases after rabies vaccination?
Doctor :   you can check websites
User :   thank you for your time
Doctor :   you are welcome
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