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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Breen
8 years experience General Practice
Tylenol (acetaminophen) + alcohol: Alcohol will actually cause an increase in the toxic byproduct of tylenol (acetaminophen). This is a very dangerous combination.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tylenol & alcohol: In 2018 the FDA suggested that individual doses of Tylenol not exceed 650 mg per every six hours. I don't know if you are a male or female. But rece ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe OK, but why?!: The maximum dose of Acetaminophen that is safe for long term use is around 3, 000 to 4, 000 mg a day provided that your liver is healthy. If you are ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Depending on the amount of vodka consumed and general health status, risk of negative impact to your health could be significant.
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A male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't take: As a general rule: Don't take Tylenol (acetaminophen) (*T) if you are drinking, and don't drink alcohol (*A) if you are taking*T.*T is metabolized in ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Avoid: Both alcohol and Ibuprofen can increase the risk of stomach ulcers and when used together, that chance is increased. Alcohol can lower your pain thre ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
NO alcohol: NO. Adds to possible liver toxicity with Tylenol (acetaminophen)..
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
39 years experience Infectious Disease
In a word NO!: whenever you are prescribed any scheduled drug especially narcotics and even benzodiazepines you should NEVER drink any alcohol. Alcohol can potentia ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes but judiciously: Levonelle is a progestational hormone that prevents pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation and making the female reproductive tract inhospitible to sperm. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
The danger in mixing: Alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) is not direct, unless we're talking about large amounts of both. Some heavy drinkers develop glutathionine deficie ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The combination of aleve (naproxen) and alcohol significantly increases the risk of GI side-effects from the aleve (naproxen).
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Bauman
30 years experience Pharmacology
Should be OK: I don't know of any drug interaction between bisacodyl and ethanol.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Alcohol can decrease the absorbtion and efficacy of the antibiotic.
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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not a good idea: Taking aleve (naproxen) immediately after alcohol consumption significant increases the risk of GI damage from this med.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Alcohol and acetamin: Really you should not - alcohol and Acetaminophen are liver toxic. A night of drinking means you had a lot and then taking Acetaminophen will only inc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Should not: It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course before drinking alcohol.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Valacyclovir: The company suggest that you should be well hydrated when taking valacyclovir, and use of alcohol, especially heavy use, will cause dehydration.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Anytime: Anytime you want.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol : and any medications in my opinion don't mix. If you are sick enough to take cold medicine then you're too sick to drink for 24+ hours.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not Advised: It is not advised to drink alcohol when you are ill regardless if you are on medication or not. That then gets much more specific in that you are not ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: The alcohol will be all metabolized out of your body if your last drink was a day earlier.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience Radiology
It depends...: There is no exact time. Alcohol and Acetaminophen (tylenol) are both metabolized by the liver. The more you stress the liver with one, the less of the ... Read More

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