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Best Alcohol To Drink With Gout
No: If you drink any alcohol at all with Flagyl being taken simultaneously, then you will definitely get very sick and start vomiting! or what we refer to as an Antabuse (disulfiram) reaction. This is a well known problem with flagyl. Not a pleasant experience at all. I would recommend completely avoiding all alcoholic drinks while taking flagyl. Period. ...Read more
Yes: But would suggest not doing this for a couple of reasons. Alcohol in the blood stream inhibits several functions of the white blood cells which eat bacteria. It is also a dehydrating agent since it increases urination without replacing an equivalent volume of liquid, and dehydration is not good in face of infection. On the other hand, if under treatment with approp meds, probably harmless. ...Read more
Still on Antibiotic?: While there is no general prohibition against using alcohol when dealing with acute diverticulitis, common sense would suggest that it may not be the best idea. Furthermore, many antibiotics can be affected by alcohol intake, so i would be especially cautious if you are still on antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Instructions indicate "do not drink alcohol with lorazepam." non-alcoholic beers are up to .05% alcohol. Safe to imbibe them?
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In Moderate Amounts: Social drinking with Naproxen is typically fine. Things to be concerned about include GI upset with some drinks in conjunction with Naproxen especially if you are vomiting after heavy drinking further damaging the esophagus or GI system with acidic vomited contents. Naproxen in high doses can also erode the lining of the upper GI system. ...Read more
Not compatible: Why do you want to add insult to injury. Forget it. ...Read more
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