Can i drink alcohol while taking levofloxacin?

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Yes you can. Alcohol and levofloxacin has no known interactions. But do not drink much as it can lead to increased drowziness (which is a side effect of levofloxacin known to occur in few susceptible individuals).

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Why doesn't alcohol effect me?

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While there are no known interactions between Alcohol and Levofloxacin, it is best to limit the amount of alcohol you consume when taking the drug.

In general, alcohol can increase the possibility of side effects common in antibiotics, such as Levofloxacin. Some of these affected side effects include:
* drowsiness
* dizziness
* stomach upset

Some other common side effects of Levofloxacin are:
* constipation
* mild diarrhea
* mild headache
* insomnia

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