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can i drink alcohol with amitriptyline

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: It is not recommended to drink alcohol when taking medications, including Elavil/amitriptyline. The liver is responsible for metabolizing both alcohol ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol/Elavil: Alcohol does not mix well with medications.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Should not: Alcohol and Amitriptyline should not be used together. It may amplify Amitriptyline side effects and increase effects of alcohol such as decreased co ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
You'll become poorer: As you spend money for otc medication that hasn't ever been shown to help any known medical condition. Alcohol in moderation won't hurt you or interac ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
20 years experience Pain Management
Don't mix the 2.: You are taking a long acting stimulant which does not mix well with alcohol, which is a depressant.Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) may overshadow the norma ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
14 years experience Cardiology
Ethanol: Ethanol with Vitamins basically. Should not be a problem. It also depends on how much alcohol you want to drink.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mod risk of : interaction. Per Drugs.Com - mixing topamax (topiramate) & alcohol can is can cause "excessive sleep, confusion, and difficulty with memory or spe ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
56 years experience Addiction Medicine
Avoidance: It is probably best to avoid alcohol. Depending on your medical condition, and dose of prednisone, it is beat to be clear headed.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Zpack/alcohol: Not good idea. Can have more stomach irritation & headaches.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
32 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 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

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