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Effects caused by alcohol and Flagyl mixing?

Effects caused by alcohol and Flagyl mixing?

Feel sick: You may feel horrible, and you may vomit. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Vibramycin (Definition)

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Can i drink alcohol with levaquin (levofloxacin) and prednisone? Will it diminish the effects?

Can i drink alcohol with levaquin (levofloxacin) and prednisone?  Will it diminish the effects?

You shouldn't: It would help to know why you are on Levaquin (levofloxacin) and predisone, but i will guess it is a pulmonary infection. Alcohol in amounts more than social drinking (1-2 drinks/day) impairs the cough reflex, increases chances of aspiration, damages our immune system and increases side effects of prednisone, especially stomach irritation/bleeding. If alcohol has become a problem for you, seek help. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin HCl 150 mg?

What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin HCl 150 mg?

Depends: It depends on the amount of alcohol you drink. With just one glass, side effects are virtually nonexistant. ...Read more

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Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Alcohol poisoning: Caffeine causes one to stay more awake while drinking which raises the risk of drinking excessively. Usually intoxication makes one sleepy, but caffeination in alcohol enables one to keep drinking to potential alcohol poisoning. ...Read more

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What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more

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What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?

What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?

Additive: Acohol has an additive sedating effect with all those meds. That you're taking that particular pharmacological cocktail implies you have a significant neuropsychiatric disorder. Alcoholmusevin these conditions can be detrimental. Please share your drinking history with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Are there side effects to drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics ?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Are there side effects to drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics ?

Ask your doctor: Usually, healthcare providers recommend avoiding alcohol while on antibiotics medication. However, there is no clear evidence of harm from modest alcohol intake, always ask your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of drinking alcohol while taking metronidazole antibiotics?

What are the consequences of drinking alcohol while taking metronidazole antibiotics?

No : Avoid alcohol use for at least 3 days after completing Metronidazole regimen. Concurrent use can cause tachycardia, nausea, vomiting, paresthesia, hot feeling & skin redness. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol while taking azo?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol while taking azo?

Drug interaction: Checker revealed no interactions between azo and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol whilst taking doxycycline for treatment of chlamydia?

Can i drink alcohol whilst taking doxycycline  for treatment of chlamydia?

Alcohol and medicine: Yes. But, it may slightly delay your full recovery. I often recommend to my patients that they do not take their medicine with alcohol and to make sure that the pill was taken at a different time then when you have a belly full of alcohol. ...Read more

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Will smoking weed while taking metronidazole and fluconazole have a side effect?

Will smoking weed while taking metronidazole and fluconazole have a side effect?

Yes: Weed will have side effects, with or without other drugs. Weed is a psychoactive drug and messes with your brain. Just because it may be legal, does not mean that it is harmless.
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Dr. Willam Lau Dr. Lau
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Can you drink alcohol while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Dr. Willam Lau Dr. Lau
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You can: You can, but it is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while you are taking medications. ...Read more

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Side effects of drinking beer while on cephalexin?

Few if any: You will probably have a higher alcohol level than if you did not drink beer, but other than that should be safe. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Can I drink alcohol with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

No: You will get nausea, vomiting, heart palpatations, difficulty breathing, flushing, dehydration, dizziness, fatigue and headaches. You should avoid all alcohol even mouthwash with alcohol. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) interferes with the liver breaking down alcohol. Not a good thing to do. ...Read more

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Effects of smoking/drinking while taking antibiotics?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Effects of smoking/drinking while taking antibiotics?

Depends: It depends on the antibiotic; for instance, Metronidazole has a horrible interaction with alcohol. Smoking and drinking in general are not good ideas, especially when infected. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking the antibiotic biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Can i drink alcohol while taking the antibiotic biaxin (clarithromycin)?

When checking this: On a drug interaction checker, it indicated that there can be minor, clinically insignificant but unspecified interactions. Should be fine but don't drink to excess. ...Read more

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Can you have any alcohol while taking doxycycline?

Drug interaction: Checker shows potential for minor (unspecified) interaction that does not effect dosing. ...Read more

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How can alcohol effects the heart, and why does beat fast when we are normally drunk?

How can  alcohol effects the heart, and why does beat fast when we are normally drunk?

Alcohol: Most of us aren't normally drunk. They call it intoxicated because you are poisoned. Alcohol in drunk doses poisons the heart and brain and other tissues. ...Read more

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I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken

Depends: The inr is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your inr it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low inr means that your blood is thicker. A high inr means your blood is thinner. If your inr is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking doxycycline?

Can you drink alcohol while taking doxycycline?

No interaction but: Alcohol and Doxycycline are fine together but drink in moderation as alcohol can interfere with your ability to fight an infection. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol with doxycycline?

Just not too much: There is no great interaction. But moderation in all things. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol if i'm taking doxycycline?

Can i drink alcohol if i'm taking doxycycline?

Yes: No problem taking tetracycline class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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What happens if i drink alcohol while taking doxycycline hyclate?

What happens if i drink alcohol while taking doxycycline hyclate?

Not much: That is unless you're abusing alcohol. Otherwise a few drinks now and then shouldn't matter. If you've got a drinking problem however, it's time to get honest with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with doxycycline?

Not recommended: While risks of adverse outcome associated with drinking alcohol while taking Doxycycline are less than some other antibiotics, it is still not recommended. Studies show that drinking alcohol can increase the metabolism and clearance of doxycycline, making it less effective at fighting infections. Also for people with liver disease, the combination of alcohol and Doxycycline is contraindicated. ...Read more

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Took last doxycycline tablet at 2pm can I drink alcohol at 8pm?

Took last doxycycline tablet at 2pm can I drink alcohol at 8pm?

Never recommended: It's not medically sound to ever take prescription medication and drink alcohol of any amount within 24 hrs. of one another. You may destroy or alter the efficacy of the prescription drug or there could be interactions of a chemical nature. I would recommend giving your system a break from alcohol..especially since you're apparently recovering from some other problem/infection, whatever. ...Read more

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I drink everyday, stop for 2 days bc i'm on doxycycline. Can i drink alcohol?

I drink everyday, stop for 2 days bc i'm on doxycycline. Can i drink alcohol?

Drug interaction: Checker showed possible mild (but unspecified) interaction btwn Doxycycline and alcohol which should not be clinically significant. ...Read more

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I was wondering if drinking alcohol effects a sore throat?

Sometimes: Alcohol can irritate the throat - especially if you are drinking a high proof without another beverage mixed in. ...Read more

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Will I be able to drink alcohol for one night whilst taking doxycycline?

Will I be able to drink alcohol for one night whilst taking doxycycline?

Drug interaction: checker reveals that there is potential for mild unspecified interaction that is not clinically significant. ...Read more

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Took doxycycline today for acne around 1:30. It's now 11:00. Can I drink alcohol or should I wait?

Took doxycycline today for acne around 1:30. It's now 11:00. Can I drink alcohol or should I wait?

Wait: Do not drink alcohol at all. It has never done any one any good, ever. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Can I drink alcohol while taking 100mg of doxycycline hyclate twice daily for 21 days for Lyme Disease? If so, what is a safe amount?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Yes but: The safe amount varies among individuals and in general women cannot tolerate alcohol as well. Any amount of alcohol which causes any type of impairment is not good. In general, one should drink no more than two servings of alcohol a day regardless of what medication you take. ...Read more

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