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how long wait to take lorazepam after a glass of wine

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not immediately but probably after at least 2 hours. You really shouldn't agree to take lorazepam if you are going to drink.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Problem: It is really not about the timing, and i understand that the answer might sound extreme. First of all, you mention alprazolam, Clonazepam in your list ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
no no: It is never safe or wise to mix this type of meds with any amount of alcohol.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Dr-patient relation: One's own dr may not recommend this to the next patient. T has to do with the doctor-patient relationship & the trust that goes along with it. Genera ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Bojrab
27 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on amount: Typically one should not mix alcohol and meds like klonopin, (clonazepam) both are central nervous system depressants and can combine to create an ev ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends on amount: Alcohol is a CNS depressant similar to a sleeping pill, i would recommending waiting 12 hours or longer before taking a muscle relaxant after drinking ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: on exactly how much you drank your weight and how long since your last drink. The alcohol should be completely out of your system before you take a vi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
The next day: You should not take opiates and drink alcohol at the same time ever.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Count Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as a drink (some say as much as two but I think it depends on the individual) for its effects on your body and mind , ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zinia Thomas
21 years experience Psychiatry
Should be avoided: Ativan and alcohol are synergistic meaning they will double their effect and cause unwanted side effects and behavior. I'd avoid the combination to ge ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Don't mix!: Never mix alcohol with antihistamines.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Forever: Alcohol never did any body any good and you should not drink. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat mi ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fani Manney
30 years experience Neurology
8-10 hours: Zyrtec's half life is around 8-10 hours. It is supposed to be a non-sedating antihistamine. I do not believe there are any interactions between this a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
Do not mix: You should not take any alcohol while you are taking opioids (like vicodin). Both depress the central nervous system and can be a dangerous combinatio ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
51 years experience Psychiatry
Better to stop: You can wait a day. You shouldn't drink when you take i or painkillers.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
No no! : alcohol and benzodiazepines can be a lethal combination. You will not get a physician on here to give you the OK to take the pill any periodof time af ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol?: Water? Immediately. Alcohol, probably at least 6 hours unless your still feeling its effects.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: waiting several days.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Dependence: Fee good about your achievements in your Life in your journey of 37 years. Let the wise man within you ask: Reasons for taking Ativan (lorazepam) Reas ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Lorazepam: Lorazepam could stay in your system for up to 2.5 days. One way to find out if Lorazepam is in you system is to do a drug screen for benzodiazepine ( ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alprazolam: Preferably the next day, and for future reference better still, no alcohol for as long as you are prescribed Alprazolam.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Clonazepam: You should not drink on this medication.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Tegeretol and Epilep: You should not drink alcohol when you are taking tegretol pill. It increases neurological side effects includs dizziness, imbalance and may decreased ... Read More
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