A 38-year-old member asked:
How long do i have to wait after drinking alcohol to take flu medicine?
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Psychiatry 34 years experience
Alcohol & Medication: Depending on amount of alcohol consumed & what type of medications. Usually, moderate consumption of alcohol when taken within 1-2 hours of sedating or blood pressure lowering type of medications can add to sedation & is not advised. Also there is additive effect on stomach & liver.
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