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Ceftum and alcohol consumption - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have been taking ceftum-500mg twice daily & would continue for 2 more days for chronic cough. Being the new year eve, I would like to know whether 2 pegs of alcohol would be okay to have?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Ok
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User :   did u rd it
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Good that you asked this
Doctor :   Usually there are some medicines that cause reactions with alcohol if consumed together
Doctor :   Ceftum is not under that list
Doctor :   So you can safely take 2 pegs of alcohol
Doctor :   but not more than that
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   Thanks Dr.
User :   45
Doctor :   Ok fine
Doctor :   No issues
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Not at the meoment.Thanks once again.
Doctor :   For your information that reaction is called Disulfiram like reaction
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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