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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking methylprednisolone

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Bad: Bad for yur stomach, both irritate the lining of the stomach and can cause bleeding.
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
In moderation: You can safely drink 1-2 alcoholic drinks daily with methylprednisolone.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Ulcer or gastritis: Alchohol and steroids are both irritating to gastric mucosa. Taken together they are twice as bad.
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Do you need to drink: Although the use of alcohol with Medrol (methylprednisolone) 6 day pack is not contraindicated, it does increase your risk of possible pancreatitis, t ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Should not: Although not contraindicated, Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack should not be taken with alcohol as it may increase your risk of pancreatitis, irr ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Cohen
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Moderation: Moderation is the answer. Steroids may cause gastric distress which may be made worse by alcohol. Be careful.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: Not recommended since it may depress your immunity.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Why on steroids?: Not sure how to answer your question, especially since you didn't mention why you were put on steroids. I'm gonna assume the worst, that you had acu ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not ...: Probably not a good idea to take powerful antibiotics, fight off a bacterial infection and then add alcohol into the mix. Attached is an article from ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ampicillin: No interaction noted using Drugs.com drug interaction checker.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes, in moderation.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes, in moderation: Drinking in moderation (no more than 1-2drinks per day) is ok while on verapamil. They both an lower blood pressure, so i would not drink more than ... Read More
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