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famotidine and alcohol

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
14 years experience Family Medicine
Not good idea: In general, one should not take alcohol with medications. If you have to take pepcid, (famotidine) i would be concerned for possible gastritis and som ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: You cannot be allergic to alcohol - that is impossible. You can only be allergic to things that have proteins. Alcohol chemically has no proteins. You ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Should be ok, just don't overdo it. Best wishes.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Should be ok: If your last drink of alcohol was 3hrs ago, should be fine to take.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Arias
19 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, but...: Some antihistamines can block the vasodilation in the skin that causes flushing from alcohol, which is proximally caused by build up of acetaldehyde. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Talk to prescriber: Please talk to your prescriber of famotidine about this , they know the entire history and your life circumstances, you may not really be a good candi ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Fatty liver: Alcohol affects the way the liver process fat so your liver cells get stuffed full of it. If you drink often it can make your liver get fat – reducing ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Svt: That question is best discussed with your treating doctor. Treatment should be based on the specifics to an individual.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
You can, but…: The Asian flush, as you term it , is caused by an enzyme which makes you metabolize alcohol into acetaldehyde. Since this is a genetic issue, Pepcid a ... Read More

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