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Is alcohol advisable while on Amoxicillin for acne?

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Posted on Wed, 18 May 2016
Question: Hi im taking amoxicillin for acne. Is it ok if i drank 3 glasses of wine??
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (45 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
no problem...

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

amoxicillin metabolism is not affected by small quantities of alcohol, so you can go ahead an drink a couple of glasses.

Kind Regards!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (7 minutes later)
Ok so i took it at 7am and had my first glass at 9pm so i am good then right?? I wont take it untill tomorrow night right?

Ya i just take it for acne problems. So i will be ok then right?
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (5 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
it's OK for the wine...

Detailed Answer:
The wine is not going to cause any trouble...

Regarding amoxicillin dosage, it depends on the infection. For mild infections 1gram twice daily is enough. More will be needed for more severe infections.

Kind Regards!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (5 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
yes, don't worry...

Detailed Answer:
Yes, amoxicillin has no interaction with alcohol, so don't worry about it!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: no problem... Detailed Answer: Hello, amoxicillin metabolism is not affected by small quantities of alcohol, so you can go ahead an drink a couple of glasses. Kind Regards!