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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
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
Alcohol and flecainide is metabolised in similar ways in the body. Alcohol may thus increase the duration the drug is in your system and worsen side effects. The alcohol dosage also play a role. I recommend you talk to your cardiologist about safe consumption of alcohol. ...Read more
I drink SMALL amounts of alcohol - normal heart, but in AF. I am not susceptible to alcohol but does Flecainide (in itself) make me MORE susceptible?
I take flecainide 100mg twice a day. Is it dangerous to drink alcohol on this medication? Even just a tiny bit?
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
Is it OK to consume alcohol while taking a daily dose of Magnesium Citrate tablets as a dietary supplement?
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?
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?
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
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
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'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
• AA Meetings ...Read more
That depends: On the medication. Please specify and re-ask. ...Read more
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