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Is it possible to drink alcohol while on xenical tablets?

Is it possible to drink alcohol while on xenical tablets?

Yes: There is no specific interaction with alcohol, however, xenical and alcohol are absorbed and metabolized in the liver and could cause worsening of liver disease if used together. ...Read more

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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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Are you allowed to drink alcohol with orlistat?

Are you allowed to drink alcohol with orlistat?

Yes, but...: Most studies have shown that orlistat does not interfere with alcohol metabolism (the body's ability to break down alcohol). However, alcohol is high in empty calories and orlistat is a drug for weight loss. So, although drinking alcohol while taking this drug is not currently contraindicated, it is not wise as you are consuming added calories while simultaneously trying to reduce calories. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink alcohol 6 hours after i took an antibiotic pill?

Usually: In moderation. Do not drink alcohol if you are taking flagyll ( Metronidazole ) as that can induce an antibuse like reaction. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol after taking fluconozol 150 mg tablet ?

Can i drink alcohol after taking fluconozol 150 mg tablet ?

No: Both can can increase the risk of liver injury, combining them can increase the risk. ...Read more

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How long after taking the abortion pill can I drink alcohol?

How long after taking the abortion pill can I drink alcohol?

-ve regnancy test!: You should wait until a negative pregnancy test and the arrival of your menstrual period before consuming alcohol after taking Plan B - it is not 100% effective in pregnancy prevention.. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life. ...Read more

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I am currently taking ginkgo biloba tablets once a day for my bad memory. Can i also drink alcohol?

I am currently taking ginkgo biloba tablets once a day for my bad memory. Can i also drink alcohol?

Save your money: Gingko is worthless. No evidence it helps prevent or restore memory loss in any condition. But do you have a history of heavy alcohol usage, and, if so, that may explain your memory issues, and maybe b vitamins, especially thiamine 50 mg daily may help a lot. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol if took chylmedia tablets 5 hours ago? if not when can I? I only want like 3 drinks of vodka but want to be sure first?

Can I drink alcohol if took chylmedia tablets 5 hours ago? if not when can I? I only want like 3 drinks of vodka but want to be sure first?

No: Depending on what medication you took alcohol can either lower the effectiveness or make you violently ill and vomit. You should have received instructions with the medication on how to take it and what to avoid. The safest bet is to not drink alcohol while on an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I've been taking azithromycine each second day, one pill. Tomorrow I will take 250 mg pill at 2 pm and have a party at 7 pm - can I drink alcohol?

I've been taking azithromycine each second day, one pill. Tomorrow I will take 250 mg pill at 2 pm and have a party at 7 pm - can I drink alcohol?

To good health: If you are taking antibiotics for an infection -in your case azithromycin, you should really focus on getting well. Especially since you are still early in the treatment. This means, staying up late, drinking alcohol etc are not recommended. Is this going to harm you? Probably not if it is only one drink but you should give your body a break since alcohol is a toxin, technically speaking. ...Read more

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I had unsafety relations with my boyfriend, I took the Levonogestrel pill 24 hrs. later, at 11 AM. If I drink alcohol at 10 PM could be an interection?

I had unsafety relations with my boyfriend, I took the Levonogestrel pill 24 hrs. later, at 11 AM. If I drink alcohol at 10 PM could be an interection?

No serious ones: There shouldn't be any serious drug interactions with levonogestrel and alcohol. However, alcohol can impair your judgment and predispose you to having more unsafe sexual relations in the future. Ask yourself if you want to be in in this relationship long term and discuss other forms of contraception with your Dr. ...Read more

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Hello, how long do I have to wait until I can drink alcohol after taking my last pill of Betamox Plus? Thank you

Betamox: or ampicillin is probably not affected by alcohol but to be safe I would wait for 4-6 hours! Hope this helps! BTW Make sure that drinking alcohol is not Harmful for OTHER medical reasons!!! Dr Z ...Read more

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Just started enalapril had 2 tablets can I drink alcohol ?

Just started enalapril had 2 tablets can I drink alcohol ?

Alcohol can affect: the absorption and metabolism of many drugs. It is a drug too after all. It is never a good idea to mix alcohol with prescription drugs of any kind. In this case the combination could potentiate the blood pressure lowering effects and cause you to be very dizzy or pass out. Abstinence would be advisable. ...Read more