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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

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Is it possible to not get sick from drinking alcohol while taking flagyl?

Is it possible to not get sick from drinking alcohol while taking flagyl?

No: Flagyl or Metronidazole inhibits an enzyme that facilitates the metabolism of a byproduct of alcohol metabolism that causes all of those effects when drinking alcohol on top of flagyl: flushing, discomfort, nausea, etc. It is best to finish your course of flagyl, wait about a week and you resume drinking alcohol responsibly. ...Read more

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Are there any negative effects of drinking alcohol while taking pantoprazole (besides the pantoprazole not working as well to reduce acid)?

Are there any negative effects of drinking alcohol while taking pantoprazole (besides the pantoprazole not working as well to reduce acid)?

Alcohol and Panto: There is no interaction between alcohol and pantoprazole. You must question whether the alcohol is causing or is contributing to the symptoms you are trying to treat with the pantoprazole, though. ...Read more

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Is it unsafe to be drinking alcohol while taking seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Is it unsafe to be drinking alcohol while taking seroquel (quetiapine)?

Yes: Both make you very sleepy and reduce your ability to breathe. Combining the two could be lethal. Seroquel (quetiapine) is often used to treat mood disorders and drinking alcohol would have a negative effect on mood as well. ...Read more

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Why are you warned against drinking alcohol while taking antidepressants?

Why are you warned against drinking alcohol while taking antidepressants?

Several reasons: 1. Alcohol tends to maintain and worsen depression, so it will oppose the effect of the antidepressant. 2. Alcohol feels "stronger", so coordination, driving, etc, may be more impaired than expected. 3. The combination increases the risk of seizures. 4. Suicide risk is greatly increased if a depressed person drinks. ...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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Will drinking alcohol while taking metformin medifcation lower my blood sugar?

Will drinking alcohol while taking metformin medifcation lower my blood sugar?

Small amount/large: Drinking small amount of alcohol may be alright, but if you drink too much it can lead to a serious condition called lactic acidosis, which can be life threatning, discuss with your doctor how much you can drink
it will not lower your blood sugar, and may raise it as alcohol is carbs. ...Read more

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Hello, I've started taking 1mg respiridone for my bipolar tendencies. Want to know if I'm at a deadly danger by drinking alcohol while taking it?

Hello, I've started taking 1mg respiridone for my bipolar tendencies. Want to know if I'm at a deadly danger by drinking alcohol while taking it?

Moderation helps: Risperidone is an antipsychotic with minimal sedative properties. Alcohol can add to sedation. Also, drinking more than recommended quantities could worsen bipolar itself theoretically. I would advise moderation definitely while drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol while taking buspar (buspirone) cause liver damage?

Will drinking alcohol while taking buspar (buspirone) cause liver damage?

No, but it may cause: Side effcts such as depression, irregular heart beat to name as few. In short, alcohol should not be taken with buspar (buspirone). The side effects can be dangerous and land you in the Emergency Room. ...Read more

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Is taking pain relievers persistently worse then drinking alcohol?

Is taking pain relievers persistently worse then drinking alcohol?

Pain med and alcohol: Persistent use of both -when there is no need -is bad and problematic. ...Read more

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Is there a significant risk of drinking alcohol when taking isoniazid?

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Alcohol: Not good idea to mix alcohol with any medication metabolized by liver. ...Read more

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What are the Effects of drinking alcohol after taking the morning after?

What are the Effects of drinking alcohol after taking the morning after?

Don't understand?: After taking WHAT the morning after?? If you are asking about the validity of using alcohol to treat hangovers - the "hair of the dog that bit you"- it has been decisively demonstrated in several studies to be ineffective and harmful. Some people are not hung over - they wake up in alcohol withdrawal, with anxiety, tremor, headache, nausea and many symptoms similar to hangovers&alcohol does help ...Read more

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I been drinking alcohol more than ten years but I m not a alcoholic but I m taking daily in the evening. What do you advice to cut down.

Alcoholism: Puffin, if you believe your alcohol. Intake is an issue, then you are an alcoholic. If you are unable to stop drinking alcohol, and failed at doing so, you are an alcoholic. ...Read more

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Is taking ashwagandha and drinking alcohol a bad idea?

Is taking ashwagandha and drinking alcohol a bad idea?

Both are a bad idea: Taking either of these is a bad idea and taking these together is a doubly bad idea. ...Read more

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Can I pass out while drinking alcohol and taking metformin?

In moderation, no.: You may run into trouble with severe low blood sugar levels if you take other diabetic medications which cause hypoglycemia (metformin alone is not one of them), since alcohol impairs the liver's ability to release glucose if you are hypoglycemic. Since you need a healthy liver to metabolize metformin properly, I would advise moderation in your alcohol intake. ...Read more

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What is the risk of drinking alcohol and taking 20mg of lexapro (escitalopram)?

What is the risk of drinking alcohol and taking 20mg of lexapro (escitalopram)?

Interaction: 'Using escitalopram together with ethanol can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment.' See: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1034-14582, 1013-565 ...Read more

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How long after taking propranolol (20mg) should I wait before drinking alcohol? I take it for anxiety during presentations. 4 hours? 12 hours? 1 day?

How long after taking propranolol (20mg) should I wait before drinking alcohol? I take it for anxiety during presentations. 4 hours? 12 hours? 1 day?

Not recommend: Alcohol may increase or decrease levels and possibly effect of propanolol. The plasma half-life of Propranolol is from 3 to 6 hours. It is recommended that you avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking propranolol. Be prudent, sensible and careful. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol ok. In what quantity.

Unaswerable: You do realize that we are really physicians here. Medicine has little to say about alcohol use unless it is being abused or causing damage to one's health. I believe that unless you have health consequences to your drinking then drinking rarely and slowly is a good piece of advise to remember. Moderation in all things. ...Read more

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Are there any positive benefits to drinking alcohol?

Possibly-low doses: There have been associations (which does not necessarily mean that alcohol is the CAUSE of the effect) between low dose alcohol (up to 2 drinks per day in men and 1 drink in women and men over 60) and improvement in HDL cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol), with a lower rate of coronary heart disease/heart attack, which are the major cause of death in the western world. Exercise works even better. ...Read more

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What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

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What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots, stone formation, diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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I occasionally have pain after drinking alcohol. Why?

Pain where??: If you ever put alcohol on a cut, you know that it is toxic to tissues - it burns! That is not just true of isopropyl alcohol but ethyl (beverage) alcohol as well. People can get pain in their mouth and throats, esophagus, stomach and duodenum from drinking excessive alcohol, or for those with particular sensitivity. It can also inflame the liver and pancreas, causing abdominal and back pain. ...Read more

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Can there be any harmfull effects of drinking alcohol?

One drink per day: In a healthy individual one drink per day on average is considered okay. Drinking large amounts of alcohol on a regular basis has damaging effects on multiple body systems with well-documented negative effects on brain, liver, cardiovascular system, connective tissue/skin, immune system, blood, & so forth. If you cannot stick to one drink per day consider avoiding alcohol. Do not drink with meds. ...Read more