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Can I drink alcohol while taking Nyquil

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not a good idea: Nyquil and many other cold products contain alcohol and antihistamines. The combination can cause excessive drowsiness and impaired alertness.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Alcohol and NyQuil: Nyquil has alcohol so the effect would be additive. I probably would avoid using nyquil when i was drinking. Be safe.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Alcohol can interact with medication and cause either additive effect (toxicity) or lowers potency of medication. The only safe medicine that comes to ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
?: No medicine is 100% safe. In fact, tylenol (acetaminophen) is probably in the top 3 medicines causing severe health problems and hospitalizations. Z-p ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zpack/alcohol: Not good idea. Can have more stomach irritation & headaches.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It is always prudent: Not to drink while you are on medication. However , i did not find any interaction between alcohol and difulan. Unfortunately it seems you can drink.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
A drink or: Two is not going to affect the antibiotics much. But would recommend not drinking while being treated for an infection
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol: Can increase the effects of the med. So be very cautious when drinking. From medical perspective. No drinking. From reality. Be very cautious.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Don't get drunk!: There's no mention of food or alcohol interaction w/amoxicillin at http://www.Drugs.Com/drug-interactions/amoxicillin.Html. You can find more info at ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
You get drunk: You can drink alcohol when on zithromax but do it in moderation. If you have a significant infection i would advise abstaining until it has resolved.
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