Can you drink alcohol while taking antibiotics?

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We’ve all been given the advice to avoid mixing alcohol and antibiotics at some point.

Though whether people actually heed this advice isn’t clear.

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On this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Imma Perfetto distils the science behind alcohol’s interaction with antibiotics inside the body.

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