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what happens if you take allegra and alcohol

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There is no contraindication to drinking moderate amounts of alcohol and taking Allegra or singulair (montelukast). The emphasis is on moderate consu ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Alcohol can increase side effects with allegra (fexofenadine).
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intoxication: Alcohol causes nasal congestion so you may find that drinking renders Allegra d less effective for symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Because the antihist ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Alcohol and drugs: Allegra (fexofenadine) is an antihistamine. Although it is a non-sedating antihistamine, sedation is still a potential side effect. Because of the p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing or...: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may make your drowsy, caffeine may keep you awake. So the results my be nothing, drowsiness, or stimulating depending on th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not much: Probably not a big deal.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: Only sulpha drugs will make you vomit....
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Nothing: Alcohol interacts with a few antibiotics such as Flagyl but can be taken while on most antibiotics if so desired. The alcohol will be entirely metabo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Alcohol: Alcohol is not necessarily a poison but as always - too much of a good thing is no good for you! Just be very careful!
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver damage: You will damage the liver. The more of each you take, the more damage you will do.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: These 2 drugs can be taken at the same time. There will be no loss of activity of either drug and no increased toxicity or side effects.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohen
36 years experience Psychiatry
No big risks: Adderall, a stimulant, and benadryl, (diphenhydramine) an antihistamine, have somewhat opposite effects. Adderall increases alerting brain chemicals l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Decrease efficacy: It may decrease the full potential of the antibiotic. It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finis ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Not: Good, and not indicated in package insert. It could cause havoc with your blood pressure among other things.!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryant Cary
7 years experience Pharmacology
It's OK: Sometimes, combinations of psych medications are beneficial for individual patients. No interaction between these two meds has been formally reported ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus meds: Hello. The med combination of generic sinus medication and Aspirin should be ok however there may be any number of ingredients in the generic sinus me ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Allegra (fexofenadine) Overdose: Symptoms of an Allegra (fexofenadine) overdose can include drowsiness, feeling dizzy and dry mouth. If you have taken an overdose please obtain medica ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
In moderation: Yes, in moderation
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Do not recommend mixing alcohol with psychiatric medications.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Probably safe butttt: If you are on antibiotics, it is best not to be drinking while on the med and with an infection. Alcohol is a depressant and can affect the white cel ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge De la Pedraja
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
No response: The antihistamines block the natural immune response to a certain stimulus you may be allergic to. If you take them before an allergy test you may not ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Statin: Most of us would not be using Simvastatin for shooters if we were drinking. If you have to choose between booze and simvastatin; the statin is better ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
See below: Zzzquil and Nyquil both contain antihistamines, so you’re not only duplicating therapy with the two, but raising the risk of side effects. Do not take ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Rifaximine : Rifaximine has not to minimal absorption into the circulation when taken orally and chance of interaction with alcohol should be negligible. Drinking ... Read More
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