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how long after taking dayquil can you drink alcohol

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on "How much alcohol?" Most docs would agree that one serving of alcohol would be ok, assuming you were in otherwise good health. Too much ... Read More
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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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dayquil: Since Dayquil contains acetaminophen I feel that you shouldn't drink alcohol for 24 hours after the last dose of Dayquil.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cold Meds and ETOH: 5 hours after an appropriate dose of DayQuil as you took, it should be okay to drink in moderation. DayQuil can be dosed every 4 hours, so they effec ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
My advise is no.: This is because the medicine contain a powerful chemical dextromethorphan . Even though it say dayquil , it does not make is any safer . If you have t ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
At least 48: hrs..
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Any time: there are no drug interaction between alcohol and DayQuil so any time should be ok
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Right away: I'm not aware of any interactions between the abortion pill and alcohol.
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Hydrocodone and alco: Simply put when you take any opioid you should not drink alcohol, drive or operate machinery. From a safety point of view i would wait 24 hrs from the ... Read More
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Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
I depends: In the short run combining "ibuprophen" with some alcohol is generally quite safe. Combo might upset the stomach but unlikely nothing serious from a ... Read More
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