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Can People With Pacemakers Consume Alcohol
A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
Aortic valve replacement, and a pacemaker. 21. What alcohol is allowed? If in moderation, beer, liquor, wine? How about cannabis if vaporized?
Alcohol & meds/drugs: It is strongly recommended that you not drink alcohol with adizem (diltiazem, a calcium-channel blocker). Alcohol affects how fast the medication is released from the capsule, according the prescribing information. Given that you are taking this for cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure or heart health reasons), it would make sense not to put yourself in danger because you consumed alcohol. ...Read more
Should not: Flecainide is used for heart rhythm disturbances, many of which can be caused by alcohol. Alcohol, especially when taken regularly in even moderate doses (2-3 drinks/day) can actually damage the heart muscle in predisposed people. It also has numerous drug interactions, and can lower therapeutic levels of many drugs. You need to talk with your doctor about your alcohol use. ...Read more
No: Why do I always think anybody who is asking "can I drink" is generally somebody who is drinking too much? Flecainide is prescribed for cardiac arrhythmias, and alcohol can itself cause cardiac arrhythmias, or worsen pre-existing ones, as well as interacting with the many medications used to treat it. Does your prescribing doc know you drink, and you should discuss it with him/her. ...Read more
See answer: Some possibilities, ... Thyroid diseas, infection, being cold. See a dr. For an eval and some possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more
Spicy helped?: Alcohol can damage the stomach lining, like food acid, stomach acid, or bacteria. Beer has lots of carbs which may buffer a spicy meal, or a small amount of wine. Antacids, acid blocking medications are available over the counter, stronger by prescription for daily heartburn that persists. ...Read more
Alcohol and concussi: Concussion symptoms can last for a variable amount of time, usually one to two weeks. Headaches, concentration, light bothering eyes, and short term memory are common symptoms. I would not recommend drinking alcohol until all symptoms are resolved. Alcohol can lower your susceptibility to having a seizure, which can be a more serious problem with head injuries. ...Read more
Alcohol intoxication: U need looked at and thoroughly examined by your pcp to rule out any damage. ...Read more
Hi there, I had my appendix removed yesterday and I was wondering when I could consume alcohol and recreational drugs?
Alcohol and drugs: Your question indicates that you may be on a dangerous lifestyle course. You should obtain help on the dangers of mixing alcohol and recreational drugs to take care of yourself and not fall prey to addiction and disease. Take effort to learn the truth. Your life is at stake. ...Read more
If I haven't had skelaxin (metaxalone) 800mg for 36 hours, is it ok to consume alcohol? How long after alchohol should I wait to take it?
I know that liquor and cocaine creates cocathylene but does that process occur if you consume alcohol days after the consumption of cocaine?
NotLikely except----: Cocaethylene is formed by the liver when coccain and ethanol coexist in the blood. Although the half-life of cocaine is short but in chronic users or if it follows a heavy binge it can be detected in urine upto 12 days. So if you are not a chronic user or on heavy binge, there will be no cocaine in blood after days. In chronic users and on heavy binge it may take 12to14 days ...Read more
How long does concerta stay in your system? And how long after taking 18mg of concerta do you have to wait before being able to consume alcohol?
To mix Concerta with alcohol, as a matter of fact any medication. The half-life of Concerta is 3.5 to 6.7 hours. Approximately 6 half-lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 6.7*6/24= 1.67 days. The Concerta will stay in your system for about 2 days.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
I consume alcohol daily. My b. P stays very high such as 105 by 160. I am taking tazloc 80 by 5 am but still it is not under control. What should I do to?
44, male, Consume alcohol/smoke occasionally. Fasting sugar 237. Is it something to worry about? how to reduce the sugar level? any diet help?
Yes that is: something to worry about. That is a significantly elevated fasting blood sugar level. I strongly encourage you to see you doctor for a comprehensive medical evaluation. I would encourage you to stop smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol. Your doctor can arrange for you to see a nutritionist to assist you with developing healthy eating habits. Take care. ...Read more
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