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Can I Have A Drink While Taking Xanax
Yes. You can, but: As with all things, moderation is the key. If you have hypertension, and the fact that you take Lisinopril makes me believe that you do, keeping alcohol consumption to a minimum is the healthier thing for you. I.E., less than 7 drinks/week. Alcohol can be a diuretic and hard on your kidneys, so be good to yourself. ...Read more
Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more
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Glass of Wine: Many medications will have warnings regarding alcohol consumption and statins are definitely included. They especially recommend baseline and regular liver enzymes test (hepatic) with regular consumption of alcohol. We sometimes misjudge the quantity of alcohol consumed in discussion with our physicians. Requesting hepatic enzymes test if concerned would seem appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wondering if I can ever drink while talking Lexapro (escitalopram)? Would like to eventually have a glass of wine or a beer. I've heard some people drink while on it
Firstly you're 19: and you live in the US, so it's not legal for you to drink, and not ethical for me to advise you about its safety. Secondly, alcohol is a depressant drug, and you have depression. While there is no evidence, in adults, that an occasional drink is harmful regarding either depression or treatment with antidepressants, regular drinking and heavy drinking (more than 3 per occasion) is clearly harmful. ...Read more
Abstinence preferred: The best plan is not drinking alcohol at all any day while taking strattera (atomoxetine). Alcohol can negatively impact the efficacy of strattera and some patients have worsening mood swings when alcohol used with the medication. Strattera does have a risk of increasing suicidal thinking and alcohol can exacerbate this effect. Talk to your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more
Not recommended: Alcohol may allow more of your benzodiazepine to reach with your brain, resulting in increased effects. Using benzodiazepines with alcohol may lead to decreased mental and motor function. Symptoms may include feelings of depression or drowsiness. Increased side effects such as dizziness, slow ; difficult breathing, confusion, loss of coordination may occur. Also confusion ; impaired judgment. ...Read more
Yes, but: The combination of the two can increase constipation, CNS depression, hypotension and psychomotor impairment. Speak with provider; may have to reduce the oxycodone dose. I also have kidney stones and know how painful they can be. Sometimes an anti-emetic can help if the oxycodone causes nausea. Nothing worse than being nauseated while having a kidney stone attack. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I drink herbal teas while taking 100mg of sertraline? I currently have a cold and would like to drink some to get over it.
Don't see why not?: Is there one particular tea product that concerns you? ...Read more
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