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can i drink a glass of wine while taking femara

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Heavy alcohol consumption combined with Femara (letrozole) may be bad for your liver, but one glass of wine on occasion should have no serious effect.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Femara (letrozole) is an inhibitor of the synthesis of the female hormone estrogen and is most commonly given for estrogen positive breast cancer. Th ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
A glass or less: should be fine, alcohol and steroids do not mix well. Eat.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Flagyl and Alcohol: Yes, but you may pay a price..Meaning you may get very ill and not feel very well. When one is on Metronidazole (known as flagy) one can get very ill ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: There are no drug interactions between alcohol and Fluconazole. Moderation is the key. If concerned, it is always good asking prescribing physician. C ... Read More
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Dr. Rakesh Gupta
8 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Metronidazole can block the enzyme useful for its metabolism, see disulfiran.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No. Alcohol will add: to the Central Nervous System depression caused by Ativan (lorazepam). The combo could cause shallow breathing, or worse. Wait at least 24-48 hours ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: One or 2 glasses.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Fatty liver: Fatty liver is common in america, and is typically associated with alcohol ingestion, obesity, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and diabetes, among oth ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti anxiety meds: It would be best to talk to your doctor as antianxiety medication like this may become habit forming and difficult to wean off. They also have the pot ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feyisayo Adeyina
24 years experience Family Medicine
Rare: Side effects are rare and usually mild. You could also request in liquid form. It is okay to drink a glass of wine but avoid excessive alcohol use.
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