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Can one drink alcohol while taking hydroxyurea ?

Can one drink alcohol while taking hydroxyurea ?

Yes, but...: In moderation, there should be no interaction between alcohol and hydroxyurea. If you take Hydroxyurea for sickle cell anemia, you should be careful with alcohol because alcohol can lead to dehydration which can precipitate a sickle crisis. ...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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Can one drink alcohol while taking 400mg cimetidine?

Can one drink alcohol while taking 400mg cimetidine?

Caution: Cimetidine can impair your body's ability to break down alcohol, which means that you could get drunk on smaller amounts of alcohol than you normally would. Also, alcohol often worsens diseases for which you may be taking Cimetidine in the first place. I would avoid alcohol, but if the alcohol is important to you, you may want to be on a different stomach medicine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking acyclovir?

Can i drink alcohol while taking acyclovir?

Yes, but…: Never a good idea to drink when taking potent medications. Always best to take meds with full glass of water. No significant interactions r listed between alcohol (ethanol) & acyclovir. If u r taking other meds or supplements, however, there is potential for interactions. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking prednisone?

Probably Should Not: There is no “official” recommendation on this. Both of these medications can irritate the stomach and can lower the immune system. It is believed that taking both together may case side effects that were not there previously. Prednisone is a powerful medication and it is advisable that you avoid alcohol while taking this medication. ...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 i drink alcohol while taking mirtazapine?

Can i drink alcohol while taking mirtazapine?

Not recommended: Side effedts like dizziness, drowsiness, and problems concentrating can increase if using both Mirtazapine and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol occassionally while taking acebutolol?

Can I drink alcohol occassionally  while taking acebutolol?

Acebutolol: Carefully is the best answer. Alcohol should be consumed in moderation with any medicine and specially cardiac meds. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking hydrochlorothiazide?

Can you drink alcohol while taking hydrochlorothiazide?

It depends: On how much. A beer with pizza is probably okay, but a fifth of whiskey, no. Alcohol is also a diurectic and when combined with a water pill could potentially further lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking hydrochlorothiazide?

Can you drink alcohol while taking hydrochlorothiazide?

Maybe: Alcohol and hydroclorothiazide (HCTZ) can have cumulative effects. Both can lower the blood pressure and cause dizziness, especially on rising fast from lying down. Other side effects you can read on your bottle may be exasperated when you add alcohol. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Not recommended: I do not know of a specific interraction, however, when you are sick enough to take an antibiotic, alcohol may worsen your illness with dehydration, nausea, upset stomach, headache, lethargy etc. Drink water or an electrolyte replacement. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking difucan?

It is always prudent: Not to drink while you are on medication. However , i did not find any interaction between alcohol and difulan. Unfortunately it seems you can drink. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking carvedilol?

Not advised: As with most medications of this type you should be very cautious drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking levofloxacin?

You shouldn't: Alcohol is bad for the body's healing mechanisms, including the ability of certain white blood cells to find, capture and digest bacteria, and for the ability of certain other white blood cells to make antibodies to protect us. So, using it when you are infected is generally not advised. In addition, alcohol has lots of drug interactions which may impair the ability of antibiotics to work. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking erythromycin?

Can you drink alcohol while taking erythromycin?

Yes, but don't: There is no absolute contraindication to drinking alcohol when on Erythromycin but there are 2 good reasons for not doing so (1) both Erythromycin & alcohol may cause gastrointestinal upset; the combination is very likely to do so (2) when you are the sick, the reason for taking Erythromycin after all, your body fights illness better without alcohol, tobacco or illicit drugs in your system. ...Read more

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