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Can I take prednisone and drink

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Avoid alcohol use if you are taking prednisone.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: There should be no adverse interactions between alcohol and Prednisone. However, I do not know the condition for which you are taking it. I do wonde ... Read More
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: The major interaction between prednisone and alcohol is they both can cause stomach upset. If no history of stomach problems then I would consider i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Small amounts of alcohol should not present a problem. Moderation is key.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Small amounts: Small amounts are ok.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended. : Steroids make the body fight a disease process but also makes it easier to develop an ulcer of the stomach. Would not do this while taking prednison ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended.: Avoid alcohol use if you are taking prednisone.
A male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
1-2 drinks OK: Assuming you are not particularly ill as the reason for taking steroids, in most situations, you should be able to have 1-2 drinks while on this low d ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes!: There is minimal interction with little chance for adverse effect!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, cleaqly in mode: Only in moderation, ie 1/day!
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Gout: Drinking makes gout worse, sorry but not a good idea.

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