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Drink Glass Wine
Flagyl and Alcohol:
Yes, but you may pay a price. Meaning you may get very ill and not feel very well. When one is on Metronidazole (known as flagy) one can get very ill if you also ingest any alcohol while taking this medication.
This may be a good time to avoid alcohol for a week or so. Your stomach will appreciate it. ...Read more
Yes: A glass is sufficient. It contains natural substances that are beneficial. ...Read more
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
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
I take Toporol Xl 25 and 1/2 water pill and would like to drink a glass of wine occassionally is this okay?
Yes: An occasional glass of wine is not contraindicated ...Read more
How likely is there to be any significant side effects in drinking a glass of wine 10 hours after taking. 25 mg ativan (lorazepam)?
None: .25 mg is a very low dose & no interaction is anticipated after 10 hrs of taking wine. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink one glass of wine after taking a total of 3mg of Ativan (lorazepam). The last 1mg was taken 4 hrs ago. The other two mg have been like 8hr ago?
I think you must: Already know not to mix these or you wouldn't have asked the question. I agree with earlier answer not to mix alcohol and ativan (lorazepam). I would however recommend that you wait 60 hours (2 1/2 days) until you consider drinking alcohol. They are a dangerous combination. If you take ativan (lorazepam) regularly - would recommend against drinking alcohol altogether. ...Read more
There are no serious professionals who will sanction it. The potential for danger is significantly increased. Both depress central nervous system functions and that's bad. Here's what they say: http://anxiety.emedtv. Com/ativan/alcohol-and-ativan. Html
Your intention of 1 glass might slip into more and passing out can go further into places you don't want to go. Your delicate gut might not be happy. ...Read more
My husband drinking 1 glass red wine everyday. Just want to know if drinking red wine every day can slow sperm count?
My mom wants to know if drinking a glass of wine and Lipitor (atorvastatin) within the same hour is dangerous? I told her to wait least a few hours, but not sure.
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 drink a glass of wine each day. Latest blood test shows increased fat deposits in liver. Should I stop drinking wine?
Fatty liver: Fatty liver is common in america, and is typically associated with alcohol ingestion, obesity, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and diabetes, among others. The more of these risk factors, the greater the risk of having fatty liver. When your liver tests in blood elevate in the setting of fatty liver, then the condition is of even greater clinical concern. Absolutely cut out alcohol! ...Read more
Have terrible pill anxiety and need cephalexin for UTI. Please tell me how common or rare are side effects? Can I drink a glass of wine to relax on it?
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
What should I eat, and what not, if I have a prostate cancer? Do I have to avoid sugar? Is drinking glass of red wine ok, or is it dangerous for me?
Anti-oxidants: In general you should eat more vegetables if you have cancer. Vegetables have anti-oxidant properties that in some studies have been shown to be beneficial for retarding cancer growth. Avoid any food with high fat or sugar content. Cancer cells thrive on these and can grow faster. ...Read more
Anniversary coming up, would like 2 drink 1 glass of wine but I'm on 150mgs wellbutrin (bupropion) SR daily&neurontin&trileptal. Would just 1 glass b 2 dangerous?
Talk to your doctor: Combining your medication with alcohol can have an additive sedating effect. For instance, having one glass of wine may be the equivalent of having two or three. Please do not drink and drive. Talk to your doctor about their specific recommendations. I tend to advise my patients against the use of alcohol. Best wishes! ...Read more
I just finished a 3 day regimen of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). My anniversary dinner is in about 52 hours. Is that enough time passed to safely drink a glass of wine?
Yes: Should be fine! Happy anniversary!Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 22 & was diagnosed with hcm in august. My heart wall measurement is 1.7 is it safe to drink a glass of wine a day to relief stress and depression?
Let's clarify: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is very often a total non-problem. If you're despondent over this, address what you can do about it. Are you a candidate for curative surgery? Do you even need treatment? It's no reason not to enjoy wine -- but why drink because you're sad / upset? Find a reason to be happy, and let that be why you enjoy your wine with people you love. Best wishes. ...Read more