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Can I Drink Alcohol With Herpes
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More depression: How much drinking are we talking about. If you consume alcohol regularly, particularly in amounts over 2 standard drinks/day, it may contribute to your depression. It also can cause the fluoxetine to be metabolized more quickly. If your prescriber doesn't know about your drinking, he or she needs to know! ...Read more
Pain where??: If it is abdominal or back pain, it may be alcohol damaging and inflaming your pancreas, and abdominal pain may also come from alcohol-induced inflammation of your esophagus, stomach or duodenum, and can be associated with ulcers and gastritis. If it hurts when you drink, and yet you keep drinking, then alcohol is clearly a problem in your life. You need to stop drinking;find the cause of pain. ...Read more
?: No medicine is 100% safe. In fact, tylenol (acetaminophen) is probably in the top 3 medicines causing severe health problems and hospitalizations. Z-paks are used for specific types of infection. An infection is far more dangerous than a Z-pak. So you use it when needed. You should not drink alcohol when taking any antibiotic, including a z-pak. ...Read more
Don't understand ?: If you are on medication that your doctor believes you need to take daily, you should not stop them. The person you need to ask this question is whoever is prescribing your medication. One drink is not going to have much effect, but larger amounts are potentially harmful. If alcohol is so important that you would stop a medicine you need, you have an alcohol problem, and should talk to your md. ...Read more
4-6 days; be careful: Alcohol and Acetaminophen together can cause liver damage and alcohol and butalbital can cause dangerous sedation. Tylenol (acetaminophen) stays in your system for 6-12 hours, but butalbital can take 4-6 days to be eliminated, so i would recommend waiting at least that long before drinking alcohol. ...Read more
Without what? : Passing out? Destroying your liver? Or kidneys? An intense workout causes a mild ( or more) lactic acidosis and frequently an elevation in cpk. It also can cause the release of myoglobin. Add alcohol, a known diuretic in any of these scenarios and you are bound for trouble. Why would you be so smart and healthy by working out and then .? Drink a neuro toxin ? Hydrate well. Before you drink. ...Read more
I am taking propanonalol how long when I have finished taking this medication can I drink alcohol ?
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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