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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. Marvin Ott
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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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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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Can i take a sleeping tablet while i've had a glass of wine?

Can i take a sleeping tablet while i've had a glass of wine?

Not advised: I would not recommend every drinking alcohol and taking sedating sleep medication. Together alcohol and sedative/hypnotics can magnify their effects and lead to respiratory depression, which essentially means you can go to sleep and not wake up. There have been unintentional deaths as a result. This would apply to alcohol and pain meds and benzodiazepines. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 40mg of diazepam and drink a glass of wine?

Is it safe to take 40mg of diazepam and drink a glass of wine?

No: Both alcohol and diazepam are depressants. Combining such a large dose of diazepam with alcohol could cause death or unconsciousness. ...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