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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You can take NyQuil
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
What's half a glass: There are 6 oz glasses and 18 oz. Glasses, and if you are talking about "straight" liquor, 4 oz. Of vodka in an 8 oz. Glass is almost 3 standard drink ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Dependence: I commend you for your concern about safety of Nyquil. Side effects of Nyquil are-Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, upset stomach, nervousness. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: On how much alcohol but retain if still noting effects from the alcohol.
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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 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 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
One day, minimum: Alcohol and Ambien (zolpidem) are both central nervous system depressants; their additive effect can be dangerous, even fatal. If you run across someo ... Read More
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol is acceptable as long as you follow the dosing and frequency recommendations. However, there are risks related to irrit ... 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Mix them as you wish: No significant drug interactions should be expected providing you follow dosing guidelines. You may take both meds simultaneously.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You can drink water: Zzzquil contains diphenhydramine, the same antihistamine found in Benadryl and sominex. The combination of a drug that induces sleep & alcohol is call ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Safe: It's safe to take it immediately after or before.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But don't drive machinery.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics& Alcohol: In general, it is a good idea to avoid alcohol until you have completed your antibiotic course and are feeling significantly better after an infection ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any: The medication used for chlamydia is not affected by alcohol and the treatment is not affected by alcohol.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: I think so. Although Clonazepam is a sedative, and tea has a tiny amount of caffeine that's a stimulant, the combo shouldn't be problematic. But ev ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can not: Taking the recommended dose of acetaminophen, mixed with a small to moderate amount of alcohol, produces a 123% increased risk of kidney disease, acco ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
Do not mix: You should not take any alcohol while you are taking opioids (like vicodin). Both depress the central nervous system and can be a dangerous combinatio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: The robitussin (guaifenesin) has left your system by this time so safe. All the best.
A member asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes you may.

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