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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


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How long after drinking one beer is it safe to take one 5/500 Vicodin?

Don't know.: No systematic studies have been done to answer your specific question. So it cannot be answered with certainty. However the various factors that affect the safety would be the size of the one beer, a person's individual metabolism and where this is happening (e.g., home? Outside? Etc.) When used in large amounts combination of opiates and alcohol can be deadly. Please stay safe and don't combine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vicodin for back pain after drinking three beers?

Is it safe to take vicodin for back pain after drinking three beers?

No: Alcohol and hydrocodone are both central nervous system depressants (cns depressants). This means they both can slow the functioning of the brain. Importantly, both hydrocodone and alcohol can cause respiratory depression (shallow or infrequent breathing). Drinking alcohol while taking hydrocodone may increase your risk for serious reactions. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is drinking beer daily?

Beer: Depends on quantity & duration. Long-term use in excess has physiological, emotional & social consequences. ...Read more

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Is drinking beer dangerous to your health?

Is drinking beer dangerous to your health?

Rational drinking: If you are not an alcohol dependant person, rational drinking entails not going over 30-50 grams of alcohol daily (one or two beers). People who drink beer heavily get more calories, excess fluid (might affect kidneys and heart), drinking more that two beers per hour might impair your performance, including driving, and continued drinking can cause alcohol dependence, as any other alcoholic drink. ...Read more

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Drinking beer or wine is good?

Drinking beer or wine is good?

Not especially: Used moderately, drinking some beer or wine can be enjoyable and not dangerous to you. Still, it isn't particularly "good." some studies praise the polyphenols and flavonoids (cancer fighters) in red wine. Actually though, hot cocoa contains much more of those. Cocoa is healthier than milk chocolate, because it's minus the extra saturated fat. ...Read more

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Is drinking beer kingfisher good for health?

Is drinking beer kingfisher good for health?

Beer: is it healthy?: No. Is it bad, not necessarily. But, beer and other forms of alcohol do not have any nutritional value. They are excess and unneeded calories and are often carbohydrates...The most dangerous calories in general for causing disease such as obesity and diabetes. ...Read more

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Why might someone get a headache from drinking beer?

Why might someone get a headache from drinking beer?

Alcohol effects: Beer contains alcohol and that can cause a headache as the alcohol can cause blood vessels in and around the brain to constrict and can result in a headache ...Read more

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Can drinking beer give any rashes?

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Can drinking beer give any rashes?

Beer rash: If allergic to ingredients in the beer, yes. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer enhance milk supply?

Does drinking beer enhance milk supply?

Yes: It is the hops and barley that stimulates milk production. Non-alcoholic beer works as well. If you want a regular beer with alcohol then drink no more than one a day and be sure it is not dark beer (higher alcohol content). Mother's milk tea also increase breast milk supply. Of course drinking a beer or any alcohol is not recommended if there is a previous history of alcohol problems. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer alleviate back pain?

Does drinking beer alleviate back pain?

Only temporarily: Alcohol has muscle relaxing properties but it has activations too. The rebound from alcohol makes pain worse and leads to it being one of the most addictive sedatives and one of the most toxic to the liver. Drinking beer for pain relief often ends up in problem drinking or worse, alcohol dependence with all the extra health and personal complications. See a doctor for diagnosis and safe treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt while drinking beer?

Why does my head hurt while drinking beer?

Alcohol: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer affect xanax (alprazolam)?

Does drinking beer affect xanax (alprazolam)?

You bet it does: Using Alprazolam 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. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with alprazolam. www.drugs.com/food-interactions/alprazolam, xanax.Html comprehensive alcohol ; food interactions for xanax. ...Read more

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Can i take my allergy pill after drinking beer?

Can i take my allergy pill after drinking beer?

Yes: There should be no contraindication between taking an allergy pill and drinking alcoholic beverages or beer. Decongestants, like sudafed, or the "d" in many allergy pills can make you jittery and may interfere with sleep, which can be aggrevated by alchohol consumption, but there is no real contraindication to taking them together. ...Read more

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How can I release itchy on my skin after drinking beer?

How can I release itchy on my skin after drinking beer?

This is a bad sign.: Please do not drink if it is causing this reaction. ...Read more

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What diseases prevent you from drinking beer or alcohol?

What diseases prevent you from drinking beer or alcohol?

Driving: Not a disease, but alcohol is a drug that reduces reaction time and mental awareness. Personal and/or family history of alcohol dependence is a disease, but does not prevent drinking. There are many other conditions that should discourage alcohol use including concurrent use of many medications and over the counter products. If you drink drink responsibly. If in doubt don't drink at all ...Read more

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Will drinking beer affect me while i'm taking amoxicillin?

Will drinking beer affect me while i'm taking amoxicillin?

Not recommended: It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course before drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Why am i having pain under right rib cage after drinking beer?

Sounds like your --: Liver is protesting to your drinking habits. Maybe you need to change the drink. If its happening with all types of beer, then get yourself checked by your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more