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A 52-year-old member asked:

does alcohol interact badly with accutane?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Yes: It is best to linitbalocohol while taking Accutane becasuecaccutane can raise triglycerides.
Dr. Balminder Mangat
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Brother....Alcohol interacts badly.. With every thing.. With every one.. With your health, wealth, family, friends, job......Accidents, injuries, death, law suits dwi.... And Accutane in itself, is suspected of bringing self destructive tendencies. Mix it with alcohol.... Be sensible....Alcohol and medicines don't mix.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

I've been on 40mg of Accutane for a month. And istill too much alcohol to have on accutane?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Please don't drink: If you take accutane. It isn't safe. Mixing alcohol & Accutane can lead to nausea, vomiting, rapid heart rate, feeling hot & tingly with flushing. This can be damaging to your liver.
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A male asked:

Is it ok to have one bottle of corona if youre on Accutane 20mg ? Will it do harm ? Its 4.5 percent alcohol

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Blood test: Blood test will evaluate this.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Does alcohol decrease Accutane absorption?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Alcohol & Accutane: Drinking alcohol and taking Accutane can cause increased liver enzymes in which case the doctor would have to stop the accutane. Accutane can have several side effects. Drinking alcohol while using Accutane can worsen some of these side effects. For the benefit of your health limiting your alcohol consummation while on Accutane is best.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to mix Accutane and alcohol?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Absolutely not: Most people who start up on Accutane pledge not to take alcohol during the course of their treatment, for the sake of your liver and overall health. This is a remarkable medicine that's going to give you a new life without the liability of severe acne. Start it off right by keeping your promise and protecting your health.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Could it be healthy to take alcohol on accutane?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't recommend : Mixing Accutane ; alcohol could cause rapid heart rate, nausea/ vomiting, red /hot skin – flushing.

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