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Is Beer Considered Alcohol
Is 1 beer considered alcohol ? Is drinking 1 beer (4% or 5%) , with Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine) & fish oil bad? Does 1 beer only affect my meds effectivity ?
1 beer is alcohol: There are non-alcoholic beers but if your question is whether a beer containing alcohol is considered an alcoholic beverage then, the answer is yes. It is generally a rule of pharmacology that alcohol and medication should not be combined in the same body. The presence of alcohol can alter the way drugs are metabolized meaning they either make drugs less effective or more dangerous. ...Read more
Depends on amount,: One 12 oz can of beer has same alcohol as one 5 oz glass of wine and 1&1/2 of spirits. So six beers equal to six shots. In moderation not a problem in excess same thing as too much of other alcoholic beverages. Though calorie content is usally higher with beer, could have increase weight gain along with other complications that happen with any type of alcohol. Plenty of alcoholics just drink beer. ...Read more
Varies: It really varies with each style and brewery. Here's a great website for many types: http://www.Alcoholcontents.Com/beer/. ...Read more
Depends: Your interpretation of a few could lead to driving under the infulence or having a serious accident, even with out driving. Never drink even one beer and try to ride a motorcycle. ...Read more
Yes, yes, yes.: These are 'wasted calories'. Check the calories for the type of beer that you drink at this site: http://www.Wastedcalories.Com/beercalories.Html. ...Read more
Hi I am wondering if I drank some beers yesterday and go for a lft in two more days will the alcohol still show up in my system.
All is possible: but you haven't said what kind of reaction it is, so it may or may not be true "allergy" - an immune response to a foreign substance, usually a protein. There are many agents in alcoholic beverages besides the alcohol, including flavorings, colorings, and what remains of whatever was fermented to produce the alcohol. Allergies to any and all of these are possible. You need to describe reaction. ...Read more
It varies: This varies by brand but we can make some reasonable generalizations. Most regular beers are about 5% alcohol, and most "light beers" are closer to 4%. If you want to know for sure, you may have to look it up for a particular brand or call the company. So about 5 light beers = 4 regular beers. Clearly you can get drunk on both so be careful! More info available on the NIAAA website ...Read more