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After A Splenectomy Will I Be Able To Drink Alcohol
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Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
As long as you don't have other medical contraindications, and you have fully recovered from surgery, which can take several weeks depending on the technique used.
Remember, never mix alcohol with narcotics or sedatives, don't drink in excess, don't drive after drinking even small amounts of alcohol. ...Read more
Yes, in moderation: Contrary to popular beliefs, almost no antibiotics interact with alcohol and certainly there is no problem with oral penicillins like Pen VK (phenoxymethyl penicillin). Heavy alcohol impairs the immune system's ability to fight infection, but alcohol in moderation makes no difference. ...Read more
Yes, but moderately!: Since alcohol increases the effects (AND side effects) of paroxetine, you really should be very moderate in the amount and strength of what you choose to drink. That is certainly not too frequent, but do keep the drinks weak (low in alcohol content) and few. Do have a pleasant time but take care. It's not bad advice for people even w/o the medication issue. Best wishes! ...Read more
Not recommended: There has been little research conducted on this subject. However, the advice given by many of the manufacturers is that you should avoid drinking alcohol while on antibiotics and for 48 hours after finishing the course of the treatment. Remember: moderation is the key. ...Read more
In moderation: Assuming the HCV didn't cause significant degree of fibrosis prior to clearing it. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Hi. Why was half of your pancreas removed? Cancer? Psuedocyst? Phlegmon? If there's no contraindication to your drinking, yous should be able to drink with half a pancreas. If you have a problem with alcohol and/or it's caused you health or other problems, I would advise against it. To your health! ...Read more
In moderation: A beer or 2, but not 3, or a glass of wine, or possibly a small cocktail. I.e. social drinking. But, you should not drink more than that in any case. Good Luck. ...Read more
Drug interaction: Checker reveals that there is potential for mild unspecified interaction that is not clinically significant. ...Read more
I took 1 tablet of Flagyl 500mg that expired in dec 2012 will I be able to drink alcohol within 24 hours?
Yes: It should be out of your system by then. ...Read more
Taking thyroid.....: Thyroid hormone of any kind should always be taken on an empty stomach away from all food and all medications. I often recommend to my patients to take it in the middle of the night when one gets up to use the bathroom. You can be assured it will be absorbed consistently from day to day this way. Alcohol away from the tablet should have no affect on thyroid levels otherwise. ...Read more
Taking amoxicillin 500 potassium clavulanate 125 2x's a day for sinus last dose will be on sat morning when will I be able to drink alcohol again?
Your course of antibiotics is finished AND you feel better!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
Alcohol: Not quite, in most cases depending on amount & extent of heart tissue damage. ...Read more
Will someone need to be on an ssri for the rest of his life for OCD and social anxiety? And will he be able to drink alcohol?
You are young: I would never say that anyone has to be on any medication the rest of their life when they are your age. You have a long life ahead of you and there are likely to be major advancements in the treatment of these conditions. Therefore I will not predict that you will need to be on them lifelong at this point. During your life it is likely that a cure will be found. As far as alcohol goes however you must abstain from alcohol while you are on these medications. Best wishes for a happy holiday season. ...Read more
I took my last pill (metronidazole) on wednesday with I be able to drink alcohol around 12AM Saturday?
You could...: If you were 21. Good luck! Get better! ...Read more
I had elevated liver enzymes. Stopped drinking and they went down. Will I ever be able to drink alcohol again?
Yea!: Just do not binge, and drink small amounts a day! ...Read more
Yes: Although both may be handled by the liver, unless you have serious underlying liver disease this is not likely to bother you. You may get some increase in azithro side-effects with alcohol. This drug stays in your body for some time, but these are seldom particularly bothersome. Why don't you be safe and wait a few days. If you cannot, you may have an abuse issue. ...Read more
If I've just started taking cephalexin for a minor skin condition and a small case of tonsillitis, would I be able to drink alcohol in 5days from now?
I am in cancun, came down with what I think is a sinus/ear infection... still want to be able to drink alcohol but want to relive the presure from my head what can I do... most medicine in Mexico is apparently over the counter?
Surgery may not help:
I am a doctor who suffered for years with sinus infections. Do the following:
1.Avoid anything cold.
3.I use Sovereign Silver spray when I feel like I am getting another attack. Its safe and natural. U won't get it in Mexico : (
4.I use VICKS topically as much as I can.
5.I use a humidifier at night
6.I drink lots of water.
Good L ...Read more
Yes but in moderatio: If you have been drinking too much this is the time to stop. The relationship to alcohol and listener Pro is not a major issue. But if this is a reflection on your total health you need to discuss this with your physician to be certain there are not other issues that the alcohol could be impacting ...Read more
If you take subcutaneous injections of methotrexate on a regular bases for long periods of time, are you still able to drink alcohol?
Yes: Small amounts one or two days a week are permissible. ...Read more
Modulate emotions: People may start drinking and using drugs from curiosity, and then discover that they like the effects -- at least temporarily. Could be a craving for novelty, and a way to modulate painful emotion. In some, sporadic drug and alcohol use turn into full substance abuse and/or dependence -- taking over life, endangering health, and destroying relationships, work, and hope. The shift can be quick. ...Read more
Not everyone drinks: Everyone doesn't drink. Most who do drink, do so only in moderation. If one associates just with drinkers, maybe that's why it seems as though everybody drinks. About 10% of people who drink have a dependency. One does not have to drink daily to be an alcoholic. It is important to do most things in moderation and to do things that are beneficial. Sometimes that may mean, finding some new friends. ...Read more
Limit amounts.: Everyone has an individual rate at which they metabolize alcohol. If more is consumed in a period of time than the body can metabolize, you develop symptoms of intoxication, from mild to severe. Even mild intoxication can produce a hangover the next day. To avoid complications, eat while you drink, alternate alcoholic drinks and water, and drink no more than 1 drink per hour. ...Read more
NEVER HEARD TEMPERAT:
Ure as a contraindication to drinking/
just moderate consumption no matter what the temperature is. ...Read more
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