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How Long Do You Have To Wait To Drink Alcohol After Taking Metronidazole
Unnecessary: Although alcohol while in the blood stream may inhibit some functions of white blood cells, assuming the antibiotic you are receiving is one which is appropriate to the situation it should make no practical difference in the outcome of your infection. Now if you are otherwise immunocompromised that may be relevant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No interaction: It does not matter, there is no interaction between the 2. ...Read more
For ever: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever. So abstain. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I depends: In the short run combining "ibuprophen" with some alcohol is generally quite safe. Combo might upset the stomach but unlikely nothing serious from an occasional use of both. When dealing with some painful conditions using alcohol can though be problematic. Talk with your doc. ...Read more
Confusing.: The whole idea of taking Antabuse (disulfiram) is to stop drinking; so why would you want to drink after taking it? But to answer your question, Antabuse (disulfiram) has a 12-hour half-life, meaning that it takes your body 12 hours to clear out half of it -- so i wouldn't attempt to drink any alcohol (even cough medicine) for 3 days, minimum. ...Read more
Both are hepatotoxic: Both of these drugs are hepatotoxins and you should practice moderation when using them together or close proximity to each other. If you know that you have liver disease or elevated liver enzymes, you should take extra caution mixing the two. ...Read more
Alcohol & Medication: Depending on amount of alcohol consumed & what type of medications. Usually, moderate consumption of alcohol when taken within 1-2 hours of sedating or blood pressure lowering type of medications can add to sedation & is not advised. Also there is additive effect on stomach & liver. ...Read more
At least 2 hours: At least 2 hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
At least...: Six hours for light drinking, 12 to 24 for heavier - which you should not do in any case. ...Read more
Wait for what ?: Both Ritalin (methylphenidate) and alcohol do have an effect on your brain, but are not totally incompadible. The short acting ritalins (methylphenidate) are in and out of your system in 4-6 hours or less, while the timed release forms may linger for 8 or so. If you want to avoid overlapping the drugs this should give you an idea.As long as you limit the alcohol to mild social consumption, i see no reason to worry about it. ...Read more
Hydrocodone and alco: Simply put when you take any opioid you should not drink alcohol, drive or operate machinery. From a safety point of view i would wait 24 hrs from the last pill taken before taking alcohol. Different md's have different views - i tend to be a little more strict and cautious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The longer: Is better. At least 6 hrs.Get a more detailed answer ›
I know you can't drink alcohol for 48hrs after taking metronidazole. But what about beforehand? How long do I have to wait after drinking to take it?
Same: Depending on how much you drink, at least 48 hours. ...Read more
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