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Is it safe to drink while taking lortab for pain?

Is it safe to drink while taking lortab for pain?

Alcohol and pain med: You should never drink while taking any pain medication, increases the risk of stopping breathing. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


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Is it safe to take paracetamol while drinking?

Is it safe to take paracetamol while drinking?

Paracetamol: Not a great idea, due to added irritant effect on your stomach. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vicodin for back pain after drinking three beers?

No: Alcohol and hydrocodone are both central nervous system depressants (cns depressants). This means they both can slow the functioning of the brain. Importantly, both hydrocodone and alcohol can cause respiratory depression (shallow or infrequent breathing). Drinking alcohol while taking hydrocodone may increase your risk for serious reactions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetominophen pm with methadone while pregnant?

Is it safe to take acetominophen pm with methadone while pregnant?

Yes, if needed.: Methadone does affect the fetus, but is better than heroin. Please make sure you are seeing a high-risk obstetrician and a psychiatrist of drug addiction for these issues! the baby may suffer from opiate withdrawal in the nicu! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a drink while taking amoxicillin?

Is it safe to have a drink while taking amoxicillin?

Yes: It does not interfere with the med and will not produce a bad reaction. Drink responsibly! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oxycodone for pain while on paxil (paroxetine)?

Is it safe to take oxycodone for pain while on paxil (paroxetine)?

Yes, Provided: That those prescribing the medication are both aware you use both medications then oxycodone is safe with paxil (paroxetine) for short periods of time. While oxycodone can have a depressive quality to it, be aware it may seem that you paxil (paroxetine) is not working as well. If you need both for extended periods, those prescribing them might alter the doses to make sure you are treated safely. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to eat grapefruits while i'm taking sertraline and hydrocodone?

Is it safe for me to eat grapefruits while i'm taking sertraline and hydrocodone?

No: Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may decrease your body's processing of sertraline and hydrocodone. This means their levels could build up in your body and intensify side effects. Do not combine these medications with grapefruit. Other citrus fruits appear to be safe, though. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=14760. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink while taking nadolol?

Is it safe to drink while taking nadolol?

Yes: Nadolol is a beta-blocker. There is no contraindication with alcohol consumption. Moderation is always key however. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10mg as prescribed for pain while 6wks pregnant?

Is it safe to use Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10mg as prescribed for pain while 6wks pregnant?

No: The clear recommendation is to ONLY resort to it if the potential benefits outweigh the risks to the fetus. So, it's a judgement call. Definitely talk to your OBGYN before taking it and seek alternative means of managing pain. This will be valuable to you over the near future at least. Best wishes for a healthy birth experience. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink beer while taking lovastatin?

Is it possible for me to drink beer while taking lovastatin?

Yes, but...: Just remember that Lovastatin is metabolized in the liver, which can be affected by alcohol. I would limit your drinking to no more than one alcoholic beverage per day. Be sure and tell you doctor so they can check your liver enzymes at your next blood draw. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10mg as directed for pain while 6wks pregnant?

Is it safe to take Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10mg as directed for pain while 6wks pregnant?

Medically necessary: It's safe if it is medically necessary, and you stop as soon as possible. It is definitely not ideal. Ask the prescribing doctor if he/she knows you are pregnant; if you have no prescribing doctor and got it somewhere else, do not use it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen and UTI medication together while pregnant?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen and UTI medication together while pregnant?

Usually yes: You can always ask your OB if questions, but tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok in pregnancy and the antibiotics selected should also be, so both together should not be a problem. Just do not exceed 3 grams of Acetaminophen (/tylenol (acetaminophen)) per day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take medication for diarrhea while pregnant?

Is it safe to take medication for diarrhea while pregnant?

Depends on medicine: Need to check with obstetrician about any medicine you need to take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to drink beer while taking metronidazole?

Is it okay for me to drink beer while taking metronidazole?

Metronidazole: Do not drink alcohol while taking Metronidazole unless you want to feel as bad as you have ever felt in your life. This medication is similar to Antabuse (disulfiram) (to prevent alcoholics from drinking) and you will deeply regret having had that beer. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink while on naprelan (naproxen)?

Is it safe to drink while on naprelan (naproxen)?

Immediately: There is no absolute contraindication to drinking alcohol and taking Naprelan (naproxen). That said, be aware that both can cause gastric irritation in susceptible people so the risks are additive. If you don't have stomach problems or are using either/both in moderation, then it wouldn't generally be a problem. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take alprazolam after taking paracetamol for bad chest pains?

Is it ok to take alprazolam after taking paracetamol for bad chest pains?

Yes: There is no clinically significant interaction in the concurrent use of Alprazolam and paracetamol (acetaminophen). Both drugs should be used in their recommended doses. ...Read more

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How addictive is Phentermine and is it safe for me to take Metformin while taking it?

How addictive is Phentermine and is it safe for me to take Metformin while taking it?

Not very: Although we are seeing a microepidemic locally on amphetamines. It doesn't have serious withdrawal. It is abused; coming off of it people get the blah's. Most people who are prescribed it don't even take as much as they are prescribed rather than overuse it. It is often used in overweight people so, it is often used with metformin. They do not have a direct interaction but watch sugars a bit ...Read more

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