It is best to avoid alcohol while taking a Z-Pak, according to Healthline. Azithromycin, the antibiotic in a Z-Pak, is filtered from the body through the liver. Drinking alcohol while taking this medication puts extra st... More »

Although alcohol does not interact directly with the antibiotic Z-Pack, whose generic name is azithromycin, it may exacerbate the side effects of the medication, reports Healthline. Azithromycin leaves the body via the l... More »

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Although alcohol does not interact directly with the antibiotic Z-Pack, whose generic name is azithromycin, it may exacerbate the side effects of the medication, reports Healthline. Azithromycin leaves the body via the l... More »

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The correct dosage of Z-Pak depends on the kind of illness a person has. The dosage can range from one dose every day for five days to a single large dose called megadose, according to Drug Watch. More »

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Some of the more common side effects of Z-Pak include upset stomach, abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting, warns WebMD. In rare instances, it can cause serious problems, including a fast or irregular heartbeat. Other si... More »

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According to WebMD, Z-Pak is a macrolide-type antibiotic that is used to treat strep throat and numerous other bacterial infections. It is not effective against viral infections such as the flu and common cold. More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic, alcohol and antibiotics, including penicillin, have similar side effects, such as upset stomach, dizziness and drowsiness, that can overlap and become more unpleasant when taken together. Al... More »