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can you drink alcohol while taking prednisone

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Steroids and alcohol: Its never a good idea. Steroids do increase the Ulcer risk and alcohol will just help the process. I guess a single glass of wine probably will not do ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Interactions: Drugs.Com Drug interaction checker did not show any interactions between Prednisone and alcohol
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Probably Should Not: There is no “official” recommendation on this. Both of these medications can irritate the stomach and can lower the immune system. It is believed tha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The drug interaction: Checker i used did not show interactions - but that is not a guarantee that a reaction couldn't occur.
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A 43-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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: I see no drug interaction issue here.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
No: Alcohol will taxi liver, will immune suppress you and may interact with drugs.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Ye and no: There is no absolute contraindication to some modest alcohol use, yet it is not advisable to drink alcohol if you have cancer being treated with chemo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
55 years experience Addiction Medicine
Avoid both: Both are to be avoided with ulcers. Discuss your history with your physician.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
You shouldn't: It would help to know why you are on Levaquin (levofloxacin) and predisone, but i will guess it is a pulmonary infection. Alcohol in amounts more than ... Read More
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