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drink alcohol after shingles vaccine

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
In moderation: No interactions are listed between Famvir (famciclovir) and ethanol (drinking alcohol) but moderation is always wise. Famvir (famciclovir) can cause n ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
I would not: I would not. It is not a good idea to mix alcohol with any medication.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Social drinking is not going to interfere with the way the vaccine works. That said I would be sure to keep it to a minimum. Any excess may mean you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: But having said that why will you want to drink alcohol after receiving the vaccine if you really want to you can, it will not change the effectivene ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Meningitis vaccine: Although most vaccines nowadays cause little or no adverse side effects, it is prudent to not be "adventurous", keep a low profile and observe one's r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, responsibly: Shouldn't be a problem, but like all those ads go... Drink responsibly.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol dangerous?: Great you got a rabies vaccine shortly after your exposure to a questionable animal. Be sure and complete the series according to your physician's s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Social drinking does not interfere with the vaccine or cancel its effects. However, drinking by itself can put you at risk depending on how you go abo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: I see no evidence either would interfere with the effectiveness of the vaccine. Whether alcohol or weed is a healthy pursuit is a separate issue.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You consumption of a few drinks will have no effect on the effectiveness of the vaccines.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Shingles vaccine: Your pmd should be able to get this for you.

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