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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 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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I'm on adderal ciprilex and resperidone. How much alcohol can I have? What happens if i consume alcohol on these meds?

I'm on adderal ciprilex and resperidone. How much alcohol can I have? What happens if i consume alcohol on these meds?

You could potentially: Overdose on this comminution. Also, the ssri is likely to stop working for up to 72 hours. During this time your mood could really crash and you would be a considerable risk for suicide. Given that you are on adhd medication and your impulsivity is probably not all that fantastic, i would highly recommend against you doing this. It only takes are one or two drinks foran ssri to stop working for 24 hours to 72 hours. ...Read more

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Why does wellbutrin (bupropion) say to not consume alcohol if there is no drug interaction?

Why does wellbutrin (bupropion) say to not consume alcohol if there is no drug interaction?

Product Labels: Product labels are designed to ensure that people who use the medication are as safe as possible, also some of the labelling is based on the class of agent rather than on specific information about the medication. So, you will find that the don't consume alcohol warning is on almost every, if not every, psychotropic agent. General experience is that a glass of wine at night is fine. ...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 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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