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I just took 4 pills to treat chlamydia and had a beer and hour

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I just took 4 pills to treat chlamydia and had a beer and hour later, is the pill still effective or do I need to take them again?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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yes the antibiotic pill is still effective if you drank a beer.

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you probably took 4 pills of azithromycin

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you should avoid excessive drinking from here on out.

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and follow up with your GP doctor to make sure your symptoms get better

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do you have any other questions?

Customer: Ok thanks a lot! How long do you recommend not drinking for?
Dr. David :

for about 10 days or so.

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the azithromycin can stay in your system that long.

Customer: Ok thanks for your help
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do you have a GP doctor you can follow up with as well?

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you are welcome

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