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How long after general anesthesia can I have a glass of wine

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Wiggin
Wound care 37 years experience
Glass of Wine: Many medications will have warnings regarding alcohol consumption and statins are definitely included. They especially recommend baseline and regular ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Sterner
17 years experience
Yes: A glass of wine should not effect recovery from a cold, nor will it cause an interaction with flonase.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Ablation: This kind of question should be asked of your electrophysiologist. After ablation there are several weeks when arrhythmias may occur while the heart m... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: You may enjoy a glass of wine while taking Plavix (clopidogrel) and asa, as long as you mean a glass if wine. If you mean 3-4 glasses of wine , not ju... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 44 years experience
1glass only!: Alcoholic beverages, including wine often reduce the effectiveness of medications. For your own well being, try to abstain, but one glass would probab... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Yes: It should not be an issue.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It should not: Be a problem. Alcohol may decrease your heart rate slightly which would increase the effect off the atenolol. It may also increase your blood pressure... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Yes, with caution.: You should not combine Cymbalta (duloxetine) with chronic or heavy alcohol use due to possible increase risk to the liver. Caution is always advised w... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes : As long as not drinking it with any medications that are contraindicated.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes.: There should be no significant effect here.
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