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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 »

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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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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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It is advisable to avoid alcohol while using antibiotics as it may cause side effects and make a person skip doses. Certain antibiotics, such as tinidazole and metronidazole, need a person to avoid drinking alcohol compl... More »

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