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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking prednisone?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
The drug interaction: Checker i used did not show interactions - but that is not a guarantee that a reaction couldn't occur.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can i drink alcohol while taking prednisone?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anne Larson
Hepatology 35 years experience
Probably Should Not: There is no “official” recommendation on this. Both of these medications can irritate the stomach and can lower the immune system. It is believed that taking both together may case side effects that were not there previously. Prednisone is a powerful medication and it is advisable that you avoid alcohol while taking this medication.
A 29-year-old female asked:

Can you tan or drink alcohol while taking Prednisone?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Steroids and alcohol: Its never a good idea. Steroids do increase the Ulcer risk and alcohol will just help the process. I guess a single glass of wine probably will not do much harm
A 37-year-old member asked:

Can i take prednisone if i'm drinking alcohol?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not recommended: Avoid alcohol use if you are taking prednisone.
New Berlin, WI
A 34-year-old female asked:

Can you have any alcohol while taking prednisone?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Advise not: advise to avoid, but ask doc who prescribed the prednisone.
Last updated Oct 17, 2018


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