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Is it safe to drink alcohol while on dicloxacillin?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while on dicloxacillin?

Relatively: Alcohol and Dicloxacillin do not have any severe interactions, however, you should not drink while you are on an antibiotics. Alcohol consumption will temporarily lower your immune system making it harder for the antibiotic to heal your infection as well as lowering the drugs efficacy. If you are sick enough to be on an antibiotics, you should not drink alcohol. ...Read more

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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Is it safe to drink alcohol with an injury?

Is it safe to drink alcohol with an injury?

No: Alcohol might alter your perception and makes you not pay attention to your body signals - so be cautious and discuss with your doctor regarding the amount and what to watch out for. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Cypro?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Cypro?

Probably not ...: Probably not a good idea to take powerful antibiotics, fight off a bacterial infection and then add alcohol into the mix. Attached is an article from the Mayo Clinic regarding do's & dont's with Cipro. Hope that helps! http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ciprofloxacin-oral-route/before-using/drg-20072288 ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol if i took a vallium?

Probably not: Depends upon how far apart the ingestions are, but the combination of alcohol and benzodiazepines (such as valium) can be fatal, and valium is one of the longer-acting benzos. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol on lexapro?

Is it safe to drink alcohol on lexapro?

Not advised: Drinking on an ssri antidepressant can make depression or anxiety persist ("fighting" the treatment), ; increases seizure risk. The med can also make alcohol feel stronger, impairing driving ; similar activities more than expected. The standard rule: avoid all alcohol. That said, people use ssris for months or years, ; some use alcohol occasionally in small amts ; are ok. Weigh the risks. ...Read more

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I take vyvnase 70mg and is it safe to drink alcohol??? or is it not safe???

I take vyvnase 70mg and is it safe to drink alcohol??? or is it not safe???

Within reason: Hi. Vyvanse has the potential for dependence and abuse. I assume you're using it for a valid purpose under the direction of your doctor. Alcohol of course also has the potential for dependence and abuse. One being a stimulant and the other being a depressant, they are safe together as long as not done in excess. I suggest you not drive at all. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol 12 hours after taking 1mg of lorazepam?

Is it safe to drink alcohol 12 hours after taking 1mg of lorazepam?

Yes: Lorazepam has a 14 hour half life so it won't be 100% eliminated from your system, but 1 mg is a small dose. You may notice that you are more sensitive to alcohol after taking a lorazepam, but the risk of dangerous respiratory depression is nil. As always, avoid driving or using dangerous machinery (as you would with alcohol anyway). ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking lexapro?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking lexapro?

Not advised: Drinking on an ssri antidepressant can make depression or anxiety persist ("fighting" the treatment). It increases seizure risk. Can make alcohol feel stronger, impairing driving and similar activities more than expected. The standard rule: avoid all alcohol. That said, people use ssris for months or years; some use alcohol occasionally in small amts and are ok. Weigh the risks. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Dicloxacillin (Definition)

Dicloxacillin is in the penicillin family. It is safe in pregnancy ...Read more