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Can you drink if you take celexa (citalopram) every day?

Can you drink if you take celexa (citalopram) every day?

You can but only in: Moderation. As you might be aware, alcohol and Celexa (citalopram) can interact. They both act upon your brain’s neurotransmitters. Alcohol is a sedative that works with GABA and Dopamine receptors. Alcohol can ruin the antidepressant effects of celexa, (citalopram) which works with serotonin receptors. So, if you want to drink some alcohol, it would be best to drink in moderation. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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Can you drink tea if you take clonazepam?

Can you drink tea if you take clonazepam?

Sure: I think so. Although Clonazepam is a sedative, and tea has a tiny amount of caffeine that's a stimulant, the combo shouldn't be problematic. But everyone is different. So keep any eye out for side effects. ...Read more

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Can you drink after you taking levonelle?

Can you drink after you taking levonelle?

Yes but judiciously: Levonelle is a progestational hormone that prevents pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation and making the female reproductive tract inhospitible to sperm. It may also interfere with embryo implantation. Its most comon side efffect is nausea. One of the most common side effects of alcohol is also nausea. But moderate intake of alcohol shouldn't make you feel worse. ...Read more

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Can anything happen if you drink alcohol the day before you start taking antibiotics?

Can anything happen if you drink alcohol the day before you start taking antibiotics?

No: The alcohol will be all metabolized out of your body if your last drink was a day earlier. ...Read more

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Can u drink while taking naproxen and dose it harm you if you have stents?

Can u drink while taking naproxen and dose it harm you if you have stents?

No: If you want to go by the book , you should not drink while on Naproxen and Naproxen should not be used if you have coronary heart disease or have a stent for it. ...Read more

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Can you eat what you want once a week if you maintain your calories every other day? Thanks!

Can you eat what you want once a week if you maintain your calories every other day? Thanks!

Eat what you want: Yes, you can manage your food plan that way. There is recent research on the benefits of intermittent fasting you might also find of interest. Please see doc or nutritionist before making changes in your diet to make sure your body is ok for those changes. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to take atenolol twice daily or once?

Are you supposed to take atenolol twice daily or once?

Atenolol: Atenolol can be taken either once or twice a day depending on the situation. You should discuss the best regime for you with the doctor that prescribed your medication. ...Read more

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If you drink beer and take sleeping pills, will you die?

If you drink beer and take sleeping pills, will you die?

There are different: Types of sleeping medications. Taking beer with some sleeping pills could definitely be dangerous. Ingesting beer with a significant amt of sleeping medications could be lethal for a person. I would encourage you not to mix beer or other forms of alcohol with sleeping medications. ...Read more

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Can NyQuil/DayQuil be taken if you take Losartan 100mg? If not what recommendations for cold/flu day and night medicines do you have? Thank you!

Can NyQuil/DayQuil be taken if you take Losartan 100mg? If not what recommendations for cold/flu day and night medicines do you have?

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Mixing medications: Either of them should be fine. The dayquil contains a mild decongestant - phenylephrine which could potentially raise your blood pressure. One version of the nyquil contains pseudoephedrine which should be avoided in people with high blood pressure but in the US that would be behind the counter. I would say take whatever to help your symptoms and only for as long as you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you take lorazepam during the day or will it make you tired?

Can you take lorazepam during the day or will it make you tired?

Variable responses: Depending on how Lorazepam has been prescribed, it is possible to take it in the day. Some people may experience tiredness, though. You haven't specified the purpose for Lorazepam in your case, so please ask your own physician for instructions. Be well. ...Read more

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Will you be hurt if you drink one beer while taking xanax (alprazolam)?

Will you be hurt if you drink one beer while taking xanax (alprazolam)?

No: Unlikely. Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol can have additive sedative effects but a single beer with a single Xanax (alprazolam) is unlikely to cause serious problems. That said, don't take this combination and drive. ...Read more

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If you take a .25 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) at 7:00 a.M., how many hours do you need to wait before drinking alcohol?

Don't.: You may want to get an assessment by a therapist specializing in addictions or an addiction medicine md. Why are you taking xanax (alprazolam) at 7 am? And why, at that early hour, would you be thinking of how long you need to wait to have a drink? Perhaps I am not understanding the whole picture, but this sounds like there may be a problem. ...Read more

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When taking nortriptyline should you take it same time every night? Like what if you can't sleep when you usually take it

When taking nortriptyline should you take it same time every night? Like what if you can't sleep when you usually take it

If Nortriptyline: Is preventing you from sleeping when you take it at night - talk to your doctor about changing the timing of taking it. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm on 100 mg of gabapentin once a day at night is it okay to drink while taking this if I don't take the dose that night?

What do you advise if I'm on 100 mg of gabapentin once a day at night is it okay to drink while taking this if I don't take the dose that night?

No: Gabapentin (Neurontin) is an anticonvulsant and analgesic drug. It was originally developed to treat epilepsy, and is currently also used to relieve neuropathic pain. It has been used "off-label" for many other conditions. Alcohol and gabapentin are dangerous when mixed together for a variety of reasons. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you drink alcohol the day before you start taking antibiotics?

Could you tell me what happens if you drink alcohol the day before you start taking antibiotics?

Nothing: Alcohol interacts with a few antibiotics such as Flagyl but can be taken while on most antibiotics if so desired. The alcohol will be entirely metabolized if your last drink was one day ago. ...Read more

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What if you forget to take your anti rejection meds on time, but do take them a couple hours later every day?

OK: That should be fine. No doc ever expects you take the meds exactly 24 hours apart. Take them as close to that as you can. A few hours here and there won't make any real difference. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more