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How long should i wait after drinking to take medication

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
Nizatidine > 6 Weeks: Nizatidine is generally safe to take for longer than 6 weeks. But, if you need to take it for 6 weeks or longer, your symptoms probably indicate that ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Should be ok: If your last drink of alcohol was 3hrs ago, should be fine to take.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
That depends: On other factors as well. Also are you presently on any other medications? Is drinking = 1 beer or a six pack? More information needed. Hope thi... Read More
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Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Sahaanswered
Pediatrics 44 years experience
DRUG ELIMINATION: Xanax (alprazolam) shows peak conc in your blood after 1-2 hrs after you take it, average 'half life' (time taken by blood to eliminate half of the dr... Read More
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Dr. Robert Andrews
Interventional Radiology 37 years experience
No, : No, it is not safe for your stepmother to take your medications, regardless of what they are. If her doctor wants her to take something, he or she wil... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
Cardiac Electrophysiology 35 years experience
That is not uncommo.: Sometimes cold beverages cause a response from the part of the nervous system that effects the heart.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, wh... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depends: Most meds labelled like that can actually be taken with alcohol. Manufacturers are known to be overly cautious like that. But there are a few notable ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Correct: That would be ok. So long as there is some food present to help with absorption of the medication or to help protect the lining of the stomach. Food... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ian Weisberg
Cardiac Electrophysiology 20 years experience
Won't matter: There is not an interaction between metoprolol. I do not know why you are on metoprolol, but alcohol does increase the likelihood of having an arrhyt... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fuller
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Don't take them at the ame time, but alcohol is not contraindicated with atenolol.
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