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Lomotil and alcohol interact

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Yes it does: You should not drink alcohol while taking antidepressants such as zoloft (sertraline). But don't stop spliff so you can drink - just don't drink.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Not badly: There are no specific interactions in terms of alcohol and most antidepressants, as far as interfering with their metabolism etc. However, zoloft (ser... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Not advised: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant used to treat adhd. Alcohol is a depressant. Taking stimulants and depressants tog... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It can: Depends on how much you drink. If you have adhd, alcohol is not going to make you better focussed or smarter, and should be avoided in excess. Safe d... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
No: Probably not. The alcohol in kombucha is not significant enough to interact with those medications.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Yes: It is best to linitbalocohol while taking Accutane becasuecaccutane can raise triglycerides.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not good idea: In general, one should not take alcohol with medications. If you have to take pepcid, (famotidine) i would be concerned for possible gastritis and som... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Yes and No: It may cause drowsiness when combined with alcohol. It belongs to family of anticonvulsants. It is also used to treat manic depression (bipolar). Usu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
In they are: broken down using the same pathways - it may strengthen effects or side effects.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Melatonin: Not good combination, especially if high dose & regular use.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Addiction Medicine 46 years experience
Are you serious?: If you are actually doing this, please see an addiction specialist as soon as possible. You are at great risk of overdose and death.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Yes, see link below: Using valerian together with ethanol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may... Read More

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