How soon can you drink alcohol after taking azithromycin

After taking azithromycin, it is recommended to drink alcohol after 72 hours. Drinking alcohol generally has a certain stimulation to the gastrointestinal mucosa, and azithromycin will also bring some damage to the gastrointestinal mucosa, if you drink alcohol after taking azithromycin, you are prone to gastritis, gastric ulcers or gastric bleeding. And patients are prone to vomiting, nausea or abdominal distension, and in severe cases, they may even vomit blood, which is very dangerous. Drinking alcohol also has a relatively large damage to the liver, if you take the drug and then drink, it is easy to exacerbate the damage to the liver, very bad for the body, not conducive to the recovery of the disease. So azithromycin is usually taken after 72 hours before drinking, this time the drug has generally been metabolized completely, safer, specific need to consult a professional physician.

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