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Is It Possible To Drink Alcohol While On Xenical Tablets
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Should be ok, just don't overdo it. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: In moderation. But there shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more
It should be fine: there are no interactions especially if used a day apart ...Read more
I have just taken the two tablet single dose of azithramycin. How long until i can drink alcohol?
I am currently taking ginkgo biloba tablets once a day for my bad memory. Can i also drink alcohol?
I suffer from bad hayfever and I usually take pseudophedrine tablets. If I want to drink alcohol what will happen?
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?
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
I've been taking azithromycine each second day, one pill. Tomorrow I will take 250 mg pill at 6 am and have a party at 7 pm - can I drink alcohol?
No drug-drug: interaction between two. So, no harm.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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