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Does Narcan Affect Alcohol Once Administered
It's not how many...: pills so much as how long is the half-life. This med's half-life is 12 hours. It takes 5.5 1/2-lives for anything to clear, presuming the liver & kidneys are fully functional. So, you're talking 2.75 days, not counting any active recognizable metabolites. Caveat: Long-term use may have caused a saturation of the drug in parts of the body - like a bank savings account- usually fat, slowing process ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the substance, your body, the amounts and frequency of use, etc. This question usually raises concern that the person asking has an addiction problem. If so, please seek help for same asap rather than worrying about how to get a clean drug test. Life is too short to live as a slave of substances. ...Read more
unpredictable: Acute alcohol use can either increase or decrease the inr in a given individual. Chronic alcohol use with liver damage interferes with the production of clotting factors and will cause a more profound rise of inr with a given dose of warfarin/coumadin or, with cirrhosis, raise the inr on no anticoagulant at all. ...Read more
Blocks breakdown: Carbidopa acts to block the enzyme aromatic-l-amino-acid decarboxylase which converts l-dopa to dopamine. Since it cannot get into the brain it works in the rest of the body (periphery). When given in combination with l-dopa in parkinson's disease, it inhibits the conversion of l-dopa to Dopamine in the body so that more is available to be converted in the brain where it is needed. ...Read more
Probably not: Liver dysfunction is not listed as a serious or less serious effect of Methadone use. One should always be careful with long term use of medications and have routine follow up and lab studies. Many medications used with Methadone certainly could cause liver dysfunction. Methadone is a very serious medication. Take its use and follow up very seriously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2-3 hours: the dosing is usually every 4-6hrs or if sustained release, every 12 hours. ...Read more
Alcohol effects: When alcohol reaches the brain, it has the ability to delay signals that are sent between nerve cells that control balance, thinking and movement. Specifically, hyper-activation of gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) A receptors. Activation of GABAA receptors by GABA tends to decrease neuronal excitability. This leads to impairment of both motor function and cognition following Ethanol consumption. ...Read more
Ethyl alcohol: Ethyl alcohol is another name for ethanol which is drinking alcohol. So if you take ethyl alcohol internally, you risk becoming drunk. On the other hand, methanol or wood alcohol is not intended for human consumption and is actually considered a poison. Isopropyl alcohol is used for disinfection, not consumption. ...Read more
IT WILL DECREASE THE: Effect a bit, so you may want to refrain until after you are done. ...Read more
Cocaine/ health: One dose of Cocaine won't effect your health, but it will awaken a craving for cocaine. One time gives you the fabulous feeling without the long term consequences. With time, the high is not maintained and the craving to use again is stronger and stronger. Don't go there- it is a highly addictive drug that can easily ruin your life. Contact narcotics anonymous or alcoholics anonymous soon! ...Read more
I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?
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