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I take clonazepam 1mg-2mg. Sometimes it work sometimes not.I do sleep with cpap.If i drink a glass of wine with it , i will sleep all night.Is this ok?

I take clonazepam 1mg-2mg. Sometimes it work sometimes not.I do sleep with cpap.If i drink a glass of wine with it , i will sleep all night.Is this ok?

Anti anxiety meds: It would be best to talk to your doctor as antianxiety medication like this may become habit forming and difficult to wean off. They also have the potential to make your sleep apnea worse. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Valium (Definition)

Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more


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I have sleep apnea. Is it OK to drink a glass of wine at dinner?

I have sleep apnea. Is it OK to drink a glass of wine at dinner?

Alcohol: Because alcohol is a muscle relaxant, the muscles at the back of your throat ease even more than usual, causing extra-severe symptoms. I believe that as long as you don't get drunk and arrant passing out It should be fine. Every one has different thresh hold. ...Read more

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I drink less than 1x/mo; it makes me sleepy. I now work 2 f/t jobs & get abt 4 hrs of sleep. Wld it be ok to have a glass of wine nightly for sleep?

I drink less than 1x/mo; it makes me sleepy. I now work 2 f/t jobs & get abt 4 hrs of sleep. Wld it be ok to have a glass of wine nightly for sleep?

One glass of wine: is OK even with CPAP use. The two full time jobs and 4 hrs sleep may be problematic. I'd look for a new job that pays twice as much doing what you like to do. ...Read more

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Is there any harm in drinking one glass of red wine and 2.5 mg of valium?

Is there any harm in drinking one glass of red wine and 2.5 mg of valium?

Valium: Pill Alcohol: You should consider one dose of valium equal to a full bottle of wine. Benzodiazepines are just a pill form of ehanol, the alcohol in wine. So, that is one large dose of alcohol in one day, don't you think? They should not be taken together. ...Read more

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Have a glass of wine in evening; lasts me all night... bedtime take 3 mg Melatonin, .50 Xanax. Can sleep only 4 hrs. Wine the problem?

Have a glass of wine in evening; lasts me all night...  bedtime take 3 mg Melatonin, .50 Xanax.  Can sleep only 4 hrs. Wine the problem?

Wine and sleep: F of unknown age and medical Hx notes: Have a glass of wine in evening; lasts me all night... bedtime take 3 mg Melatonin, .50 Xanax. Can sleep only 4 hrs. Wine the problem? ANS: how big is the glass? wine should help sleeping in most. Discuss with Dr. Ask about OSA. If I know BMI could answer better. Always send as much info as you can fit in space. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink a glass of wine if I have gall stones/gall bladder problems?

Is it okay to drink a glass of wine if I have gall stones/gall bladder problems?

Maybe: Obviously avoid alcohol if it causes any pain or discomfort. Best treatment for gall stones is have a laparscopic cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder) which in good medical centers is performed as a day surgery procedure. Red wine can increase gall bladder symptoms. Alcohol/wine can irritate a sensetive bladder, specially ic patients. Why consume it if results are unpleasant? ...Read more

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After drinking one glass of wine almost 3 hours ago, when can I take my klonopin (clonazepam)?

After drinking one glass of wine almost 3 hours ago, when can I take my klonopin (clonazepam)?

Klonopin (clonazepam) and alcohol: Klonopin (clonazepam) ahould not be used with alcohol. These types of drugs combined with alcohol are the problems that find our celebrities dead in thier bathtubs. I would suggest at least 6-8 hrs between alcohol and klonopin, (clonazepam) but if you need the two of them you might consider yourself as having a substance abuse problem. ...Read more

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Will it be okay if I take ciprofloxacin HCl in the morning and drink a glass of wine at night?

Will it be okay if I take ciprofloxacin HCl in the morning and drink a glass of wine at night?

Not dangerous: However we do not generally recommend alcohol with antibiotics. There should be a warning on the prescription bottle if there are any know issues. We do know that some antibiotics are weakened by alcohol but this is not tested in every case. If in doubt stay away from alcohol for the duration of the prescription. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more