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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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I take flecainide 100mg twice a day. Is it dangerous to drink alcohol on this medication? Even just a tiny bit?

I take flecainide 100mg twice a day. Is it dangerous to drink alcohol on this medication? Even just a tiny bit?

Moderation ok: You can drink tiny bit of alcohol while taking flicainide which is prescribed for cardiac arrhythmia.Bu do not over do it and at next visit with your doctor discuss it ...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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I just purchased 24 hour Claritin D Non-Drowsy for allergies. Should I take this in the AM or PM? Can I consume alcohol while taking Claritin D?

I just purchased 24 hour Claritin D Non-Drowsy for allergies. Should I take this in the AM or PM? Can I consume alcohol while taking Claritin D?

A.m.: Because most of the decongestant is released during the day, you may have insomnia if you take it at night- even then the lingering effect of the decongestant may still disrupt your sleep. Yes there is no problem with alcohol in moderation. ...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 long after taking Zantac can I consume alcohol?

How long after taking Zantac can I consume alcohol?

No waiting period: Technically there is no interaction between alcohol and Zantac, however alcohol intake should be limited or eliminated when GERD or peptic ulcer disease are present, as alcohol can worsen these conditions. ...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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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?

Quit alcohol: Quit alcohol for a few weeks and see what your BP does. If it does not normalize you will require additional medications. ...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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I had a tooth extracted on 12/29. Itsbeen 48 hrs since then. I wanted to know of I can consume alcohol? I am not taking any medications

I had a tooth extracted on 12/29. Itsbeen 48 hrs since then. I wanted to know of I can consume alcohol? I am not taking any medications

Not recommended: It is too soon. Wait at least 72 hours because alcohol might interfere with the healing process. After 72 hours you should be able to consume alcohol responsibly in moderation. ...Read more

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I've been taking the singuliar (generic) for about 2 weeks now. My doctor is happy with the results. What will happen if I consume alcohol?

I've been taking the singuliar (generic) for about 2 weeks now. My doctor is happy with the results. What will happen if I consume alcohol?

Singulair, (montelukast) Alcohol: Side effects of Singulair (montelukast) may be-headache, dizziness, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, depression, irritability and aggressive behavior.
These symptoms can increase with use of Alcohol.
Let the Wise Person within you ask:
• Dependence on Alcohol
• Effects on your body, mind, relationships, school, work
• Need to see Psychiatrist for assessment of Dependence on Alcohol, stress
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How deadly is is to consume alcohol when taking prednisone?

How deadly is is to consume alcohol when taking prednisone?

No drug interactions: Were noted for combination of alcohol and prednisone on Drugs. Com drug interaction checker. However that does not mean that a drug interaction isn't possible. ...Read more

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How long can we consume alcohol after taking medicine?

That depends: On the medication. Please specify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to consume alcohol after taking 1 pill of aprodine?

How long should I wait to consume alcohol after taking 1 pill of aprodine?

No interaction: Aprodine contains pseudoephedrine and triprolidine. There is no major interaction between alcohol and these medications, however triprolidine can make you drowsy and alcohol will increase these effects. Since you are ill and requiring medications it is a good idea to refrain from alcohol for 48 hours after your symptoms resolve to give your body time to heal. ...Read more

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Hello Sir. I am on Tavanic 500, and taking one tablet every day. Can I consume alcohol during this course?

Hello Sir. I am on Tavanic 500, and taking one tablet every day. Can I consume alcohol during this course?

No.: I assume you have been prescribed this antibiotic for some sort of infection. If so, you are probably going to be taking it for no more than 14 days. If you can't go for 2 weeks without a drink of alcohol, you have a MUCH BIGGER PROBLEM than the infection that your doctor is treating you for. You should not be combining alcohol with ANY prescription drug. ...Read more

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