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Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Alcohol poisoning: Caffeine causes one to stay more awake while drinking which raises the risk of drinking excessively. Usually intoxication makes one sleepy, but caffeination in alcohol enables one to keep drinking to potential alcohol poisoning. ...Read more

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Methadone (Definition)

Methadone is a synthetic opiate used for pain control and in the rehabilitation of opiate addicts. Methadone used in rehabilitation relieves craving, suppresses withdrawal symptoms, and blocks the euphoric effects associated with ...Read more


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Can you mix Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

Can you mix Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

Not a good idea: Both alcohol and xanax (alprazolam) are depressant medications, and the combination is often more powerful than either one in isolation. This can lead to confusion, disorientation, and, in severe cases, difficulty breathing. Definitely avoid! ...Read more

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Xanax, (alprazolam) flexeril, and alcohol ok to use together?

Xanax, (alprazolam) flexeril, and alcohol ok to use together?

Flirting with Death?: This combination can be fatal if you're not lucky. These drugs are commonly found with inadvertant overdose deaths. ...Read more

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Is mixing cocaine and Advil (ibuprofen) dangerous?

Is mixing cocaine and Advil (ibuprofen) dangerous?

Yes: Mixing cocaine with anything or for that matter using cocaine at all can be dangerous. If you have difficulty stopping using, help is available. Contact your local Narcotics, Cocaine or Alcoholics anonymous chapter or the substance abuse hotline 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are long term effects of mixing Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

What are long term effects of mixing Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol?

Same as each alone: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine which acts about the same in the brain as alcohol. Using the two together is like using extra alcohol or extra xanax (alprazolam). Over time, it's easy to develop a tolerance to either...So be careful! ...Read more

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Ibuprofen pm mixed with alcohol dangerous?

Motrin : It could be potentially damaging for the liver, so please be careful, taking 1 or 2 Motrin should be fine but it can also cause GI upset. ...Read more

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Can you mix benzoylecgonine and methadone?

Can you mix benzoylecgonine and methadone?

Methadone and cocain: You should not be mixing these two together. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix oxycodone, acetaminophen, and alcohol?

Is it safe to mix oxycodone, acetaminophen, and alcohol?

Oxycodone, acetamino: Absolutely not. Alcohol should not be consumed when taking an opioid. ...Read more

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What does mix of Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol do?

What does mix of Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol do?

Side effects: You risk increased over-sedation and breathing problems. This can be a bad combination and you should always contact your doctor and follow their recommendations when mixing any medications. ...Read more

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Took bar of xanax, (alprazolam) 35 mg hydro, 3 adderalls and drank alcohol. Will i be okay?

Took bar of xanax, (alprazolam) 35 mg hydro, 3 adderalls and drank alcohol. Will i be okay?

Russian Roulette: You are not ok if you engage in this type of behavior. You are old enough to have heard that mixing alcohol with other CNS drugs is dangerous and that mixing uppers and downers is bad. Although there may not be a reaction this time, eventually there will be...And it will be bad. ...Read more

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Is mixing baclofen and cyclobenzaprine okay?

Is mixing baclofen and cyclobenzaprine okay?

Be careful: Both are muscle relaxants with different uses. Spasticity and severe spasm are treated with baclofen, while cyclobenzaprine is commonly used to treat milder spasm. ...Read more

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I mixed, a half of Xanax, (alprazolam) NyQuil, and alcohol. Will I be okay?

I mixed, a half of Xanax, (alprazolam) NyQuil, and alcohol. Will I be okay?

Doses matter: Doses matter. Small amounts, you should be fine. But large enough doses can kill you. You need to be honest and give exact amounts here if you want your question to be answered better. Bigger question, why did you do this? Were you trying to hurt yourself? By asking the question, you know this was not a good idea. This issue needs to be explored with a professional. ...Read more

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Is mixing small amounts of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to 20mg of hydrocodone safe?

Is mixing small amounts of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to 20mg of hydrocodone safe?

Why?: "mixing" varying amounts, at your discretion, of a drug used to treat add and a narcotic for pain, both of which need prescriptions from physicians allowed special access to prescribe them, sounds highly unusual and inappropriate. Such a combination would require direct supervision from each of these physicians. ...Read more

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What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to mix 3-4 non alcoholic beer with xanax (alprazolam)? I understand most non alcohol beer contains a tiny amount of alcohol.

Is it dangerous to mix 3-4 non alcoholic beer with xanax (alprazolam)? I understand most non alcohol beer contains a tiny amount of alcohol.

Could be.: It is not good to drink with any psychotropic medications at all. The combination could increase the sedation and potency of the substances depending on the dose of the medication and the amount of the alcohol. The effect also depends on whether you ingested these drugs on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?

Additive: Acohol has an additive sedating effect with all those meds. That you're taking that particular pharmacological cocktail implies you have a significant neuropsychiatric disorder. Alcoholmusevin these conditions can be detrimental. Please share your drinking history with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Hi there does taking methadone or suboxone make you more tolerant to alcohol? Thanks

No!: It actually is expected to increase ALL the effects of alcohol - the ones you might want and others too! It is absolutely not recommended for you to drink during Tx. Talk to your Doc about it and how to manage this and other difficult parts of getting straight. You deserve to feel supported and good about doing this. ...Read more