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Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide?

Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide?

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

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Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide meds?

Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide meds?

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

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Can you consume alcohol while taking femaprin?

Can you consume alcohol while taking femaprin?

Can you check the : Spelling on femaprin or is there another name for it. If so - please provide info with re-ask. ...Read more

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What is endocort used for exactly? And is it okay if i consume alcohol while taking it?

What is endocort used for exactly? And is it okay if i consume alcohol while taking it?

Steroid for Crohns: It is a corticosteroid med prescribed and used for crohns disease yes you can drink alcohol only in moderation. ...Read more

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Can i consume alcohol while taking diltiazem?

Can i consume alcohol while taking diltiazem?

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

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Can i consume alcohol while taking valaciclovir for cold sores?

Cold sore : Alcohol will often reduce the effectiveness of medications and can interact with some medications to cause negative effects and compound the side effects. Therefore , avoid alcohol while taking your medication to be safe. ...Read more

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Can you consume alcohol while taking eye drops for pink eye in both eyes?

Can you consume alcohol while taking eye drops for pink eye in both eyes?

Yes: Drinking alcohol wil not decrease the effectiveness of the antibiotic drops you are using. There is so little absorpion of the antibiotic into the blood stream that alcohol will not have an interaction. ...Read more

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How many days after taking flagyl, can you consume alcohol?

How many days after taking flagyl, can you consume alcohol?

At least 3 days: If you drink alcohol while you are on flagyl, you can get very sick. Some are very sensitive to this and will get sick with even a very small amount. For others, the reaction is minimal. ...Read more

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How long after i stop taking meloxicam can I safely consume alcohol?

How long after i stop taking meloxicam can I safely consume alcohol?

A few days...: After about 3 days your body should have metabolized most of the mobic (meloxicam)...Just don't have too much, or your stomach and liver will be hyper-functioning... ...Read more

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The baby is 8 months old l i'm still lactating can I consume alcohol o ccasionally.

See below: Yes. But in moderation. The alcohol is secreted into the breast milk and thus can be transferred to the child. Use common sense. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not recommended: 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

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How long after taking 3 benadrly can you consume alcohol ?

How long after taking 3 benadrly can you consume alcohol ?

Never: 3 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a pretty high dose and adding alcohol to that at any time would be dangerous. Sounds like you may need further evaluation for whatever you need to take 3 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with.........If you could have fixed it yourself by now you probably would have - time for a doctor visit?! ...Read more

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How long should I wait after taking DayQuil to consume alcohol?

How long should I wait after taking DayQuil to consume alcohol?

Common sense: There's no absolute or SAFEST answer in my opinion to such a question except to warn of the possible interactions between ALL over the counter drugs that have nervous system stimulatory or depressant effects and alcohol. I would recommend not using alcohol if the effects of the medication can still be felt. More questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like an appointment. ...Read more

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Can i consume alcohol the day after i'm done taking cephalexin?

Depends.....: On what you are taking the antibiotic for; in general, alcohol and Cephalexin have no interactions to worry about. ...Read more

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