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Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Alcohol poisoning: Caffeine causes one to stay more awake while drinking which raises the risk of drinking excessively. Usually intoxication makes one sleepy, but caffeination in alcohol enables one to keep drinking to potential alcohol poisoning. ...Read more

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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


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Could alcohol and cigarettes increase the drowsiness side effect of clozapine?

Could alcohol and cigarettes increase the drowsiness side effect of clozapine?

Alcohol and clonazep: Both alcohol and Clonazepam get metabolized in the liver using same pathway. Not only it will add to the sedation, the practice is very risky. I have not heard that tobacco could increase the sedative effect of the drug. ...Read more

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What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pseudoephedrine and alcohol combined?

What are the effects of pseudoephedrine and alcohol combined?

Very buzzed : The sudafed is a stimulant the alcohol is a depressent. Depending on how much of each substance and your own personal body chemistry will determine the effects that you experience. Btw - i would not recommend this. The alcoholic "energy drinks" do the same thing. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of mixing benedryl and alcohol and alcohol?

What are the dangers of mixing benedryl and alcohol and alcohol?

Two too many, too: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) has sedative properties. Alcohol has properties that are sedating. And that second alcohol dose will go even further to causing stupor, coma and death. Also seizures, loss of balance, poor judgement. ...Read more

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Consequences of excessive use of cigarette and alcohol to the body?

Consequences of excessive use of cigarette and alcohol to the body?

Lung cancer & COPD: (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)heart attacks, strokes & bladder cancer all from ciggarettes. Xs alcohol can lead to liver cirrhosis, delerium tremens (dts) if body becomes alcohol dependent & you stop drinking for a while, esophageal varices which can result in massive vomiting of blood & death. ...Read more

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Any causes or effects of both moodiness and sleeping disorders instead of depression?

Any causes or effects of both moodiness and sleeping disorders instead of depression?

Yes: Sx of moodiness and sleeping disorders are very broad. Have yourself checked medically first to see if there're no medical reasons for your sx. In any case, work on a sleep hygiene to deal with sleep issues and you can monitor your mood through a diary/journal to see what contributes to the moodiness (to find out the triggers). Find a mental health professional to guide you through the process. ...Read more

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Can alcohol worsen the effects of hypoglycemia?

Can alcohol worsen the effects of hypoglycemia?

It can: Alcohol can raise your sugar and then drop it suddenly, particularly if you drink and then don't eat for a number of hours. Alcohol should always be with means and in moderation. It can also affect some medication. Check/wyour pharmacist. ...Read more

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What are the effects of vicodin and drinking alcohol?

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What are the effects of vicodin and drinking alcohol?

Alcohol/Vicodin: Excess sedation, confusion, stomach upset, depending on amount consumed. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of drinking alcohol every day?

What are the health effects of drinking alcohol every day?

In Limited Quanity: Red wine is known for its beneficial effects on heart and vascular functioning. A 4 ounce glass a day is quite adequate to achieve this goal. There are calming effects of alcohol in general in small amounts, but more larger amounts and frequency can be deadly. ...Read more

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What are side effects of sleep deprivation?

What are side effects of  sleep deprivation?

Lots: Exhaustion, fatigue, poor school or job performance, impaired social function and hurting relationships, increased traffic accidents, more illness, less raises, higher depression rates, more alcohol and drug usage just to name the most common. Lots of money is spent due to sleep deprivation each year. ...Read more

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When does the disastrous effects of alcohol and cigarettes start?

If you are an addict: It begins the second that you pick up the first cigarette or the first alcoholic beverage. ...Read more