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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
The danger in mixing: Alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) is not direct, unless we're talking about large amounts of both. Some heavy drinkers develop glutathionine deficie ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
You don't have to: Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not cause any immediate dysfunction of your liver. Long term use of high doses can lead to liver damage, then you would h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: One dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) after a drink is perfectly safe.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: This is never advisable however, should not cause permanent issues.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Avoid drinking alcohol while taken Naproxen. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any: The medication used for chlamydia is not affected by alcohol and the treatment is not affected by alcohol.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No number: No specific number of hours. Ibuprofen and acetaminophen in regular doses would be OK fairly soon afterwards unless you were a chronic drinker or had ... 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 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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Alcohol and acetamin: Really you should not - alcohol and Acetaminophen are liver toxic. A night of drinking means you had a lot and then taking Acetaminophen will only inc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can not: Taking the recommended dose of acetaminophen, mixed with a small to moderate amount of alcohol, produces a 123% increased risk of kidney disease, acco ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics& Alcohol: In general, it is a good idea to avoid alcohol until you have completed your antibiotic course and are feeling significantly better after an infection ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
At least 3 days: If you drink alcohol while you are on flagyl, you can get very sick. Some are very sensitive to this and will get sick with even a very small amount. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
6 hours: At least.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol : and any medications in my opinion don't mix. If you are sick enough to take cold medicine then you're too sick to drink for 24+ hours.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
I would wait : At least 48 hrs
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
What kind infection?: Alcohol impairs the ability of the body to respond to infection, slowing down white blood cells and hurting their ability to eat up and kill germs. In ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan (lorazepam): Wait for what?. Please clarify. Thank you.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
36 years experience Internal Medicine
12 hours: Aleve is naproxen, so you are talking about the same drug. The dosing interval is 12 hours. If you need something extra for discomfort you can take 2 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
2-4hours half-life: Ibuprofen has a relatively short half-life (the time it takes for 1/2 to disappear in your body) is only about 2-4 hours. Typically, after 5-6 half-li ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Depending on the amount of vodka consumed and general health status, risk of negative impact to your health could be significant.
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