Our expert says:
Yes, the adverse effects that you see when combining antibiotics with alcohol during treatment are indeed more severe with some antibiotics than with others.
With clarithromycin (Biaxin) you wont see side-effects as severe as that found when drinking while on metronidazole. The odd drink should be okay, but heavy drinking is not advised
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