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Are you allowed to drink alcohol with orlistat?

Are you allowed to drink alcohol with orlistat?

Yes, but...: Most studies have shown that orlistat does not interfere with alcohol metabolism (the body's ability to break down alcohol). However, alcohol is high in empty calories and orlistat is a drug for weight loss. So, although drinking alcohol while taking this drug is not currently contraindicated, it is not wise as you are consuming added calories while simultaneously trying to reduce calories. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

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


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Is it possible to drink alcohol while on xenical tablets?

Is it possible to drink alcohol while on xenical tablets?

Yes: There is no specific interaction with alcohol, however, xenical and alcohol are absorbed and metabolized in the liver and could cause worsening of liver disease if used together. ...Read more

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Splenectomy pt allowed to drink alcohol?

Splenectomy pt allowed to drink alcohol?

Yes.: 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

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Why am I not allowed to drink alcohol while taking anticoagulants?

Alcohol/Anticoagulan: Alcohol increases chances of bleeding while on anticoagulants. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking L-tyrosine?

Can you drink alcohol while taking L-tyrosine?

I do every thanksgiv: L tyrosine is a normal amino acid found in meat. There is no more interaction between it an alcohol than meat and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol withbpenicillin vk?

Depends: Depends on how much you are talking about when you say "drink." if you are on pencillin, it is to treat an infection. Large quantities of alcohol (more than 2-3 drinks on an occasion) interfere with the body's ability to fight infections - white blood cells do not work as well to gobble up germs and make antibodies in the presence of alcohol. If it is a beer or 2, or a glass of win, no problem. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking tamiflures?

Can you drink alcohol while taking tamiflures?

Not Advised: It is not advised to drink alcohol when you are ill regardless if you are on medication or not. That then gets much more specific in that you are not to drink alcohol when on medication for an acute illness such as the flu. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to occasionally drink alcohol?

How dangerous is it to occasionally drink alcohol?

Safe to drink: Yes it is safe to drink alcohol in moderation as long as you do not have a medical contraindication like liver disease
studies have shown that if you are male and drink 2 drinks a day, like 2glasses of wine, 2beers, or two shots of hard liqour, it is beneficial to your health as it raises yourhdl
in women who are not pregnant or nursing 10 drinks a week is beneficial
any more than that can be harmful. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol on Vyvans?

Can I drink alcohol on Vyvans?

Hmmmm: A modest amount at the end of the day when Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is used early shouldn't be an issue. However, the alcohol will negate the benefits of the Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol twicw a week?

Can i drink alcohol twicw a week?

Depends how much: 1 glass of wine for women, 2 glasses for men is acceptable. And may even have health benefits. 1-2 glasses of hard liquor daily is a different story. Pregnant women should not be drinking at all.
As in many things in life,
moderation and common sense are the key. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol with nyquil?

Alcohol and NyQuil: Nyquil has alcohol so the effect would be additive. I probably would avoid using nyquil when i was drinking. Be safe. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol every night?

Is it ok to drink alcohol every night?

It depends : This depends on how much alcohol, the type & your genetics. Evidence suggests that 1-2 drinks a nite may protect against heart disease, but it increases cancer risk. Red wine is the healthiest form. I think it would be wise to average 1 per nite & take a couple nites a week off. See http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/alcohol-full-story/ & http://www.Denverpost.Com/recommended/ci_22598999. ...Read more

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Taking tetralysal can you drink alcohol?

I am sorry: This is a product which is not sold in the United States - and I have been unable to do a drug interaction check on it. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol and take fluconazol?

No interactions : Were found with alcohol and fluconazol using a drug interaction checker. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol with an open socket?

Maybe: Be careful if you are on pain medications. The alcohol will not affect the socket. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol if you have low iron?

Can you drink alcohol if you have low iron?

TryHeavn'sGrapeJuice: Well, it won't make you feel any stronger in the long run.Some say alcohol stores iron in the body but I don't think that is significant unless you are a lush (like several drinks a day for several years,like,you know,a flaming drunk)The bright side is that wine is made of grapes which contain a fair amount of iron(100gm=2%RDA) and wine has .6mg/5oz=roughly 10%RDA. But there are better sources. ...Read more

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Could i drink alcohol again after a hiatus?

Alcohol Dependent?: If you are alcohol dependent then no return to drinking would be safe for you. ...Read more

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Can people with galactosemia drink alcohol?

Can people with galactosemia drink alcohol?

Depends: The alcohol wouldn't be a problem for most, but some mixes may have galactose sugar which would be(think milk or creamy additives). If they are vigilant about researching which drinks or mixes they should avoid, i thing an occasional drink would be fine. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol whiled taking Vitamax ?

Sure, if you want to: pee out the benefits of the vitamins. You list tuberculosis in your list of conditions, and if you are being treated for active Tb, or have a history of it, alcohol is NOT your friend. It reduces our ability to fight infections. It also robs of us vitamins, especially B vitamins. If you are talking social drinking (1-2 standard drinks/day) it should not be a problem. If more, it might be. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while takink duodart?

DutasterideTamsulosi: Duodart appears to be a combination of Dutasteride & tamsulosin, used to treat benign prostate hypertrophy (bph). I could find no contraindication between alcohol consumption and both drugs separately. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol with Crohn's disease?

Can you drink alcohol with Crohn's disease?

Not well advised: Alcohol can over-stimulate your bowels and make symptoms worse, so it is a good idea to avoid more than a very little. ...Read more

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Can i take 0.5mg.Lorazepam and drink alcohol?

Please don't: Of course you're in charge of what you take and don't take, but alcohol and Lorazepam are both CNS depressants. When taken together they have additive effects, resulting in increased sedation. This is a potentially dangerous combination -- in fact well-known people have died using such combinations. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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I'm afraid to drink alcohol again, what to do?

I'm afraid to drink alcohol again, what to do?

Good for you!: Different people respond differently to alcohol. It simply makes me sick. Almost everybody has a few bad experiences with alcohol growing up. Folks who don't learn from these to drink in moderation are generally the ones who go on to have problems. No one has any business pressuring you to drink if you don't feel it's right for you. ...Read more

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Should people with galactosemia drink alcohol?

Should people with galactosemia drink alcohol?

Depends: The alcohol wouldn't be a problem for most, but some mixes may have galactose sugar which would be(think milk or creamy additives). If they are vigilant about researching which drinks or mixes they should avoid, i thing an occasional drink would be fine. ...Read more