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Doctor insights on: Mixing Prescription Drugs With Alcohol

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Safety and side effects of mixing certain perscription drugs with guanfacine?

Safety and side effects of mixing certain perscription drugs with guanfacine?

Ask pharmacist: This cannot be answered well without knowing which prescription drugs you are talking about. www.drugs.com is a helpful website and you can also ask a pharmacist to see what drugs are not compatible when taken together. In general it is not wise to "mix" drugs. ...Read more

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Will Turmeric mix with prescription drugs?

Will Turmeric mix with prescription drugs?

Safe with most drugs: Turmeric is safe to combine with most drugs but there are some minor interactions; since it thins blood it may increase the blood-thinning actions of drugs like aspirin and coumadin (warfarin). It may reduce the action of drugs that reduce stomach acid like Zantac and Prilosec. It may increase the effects of drugs that lower blood sugar. But these interactions are mild. See http://tinyurl.com/objmzrw ...Read more

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Does alcohol interact badly with prescription adderal xl?

Does alcohol interact badly with prescription adderal xl?

Not advised: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant used to treat adhd. Alcohol is a depressant. Taking stimulants and depressants together is rarely a good idea as they tend to pull your body in two different directions. If you are drinking alcohol while under a doctor's care for adhd, you need to make sure they are aware of this so that they can make the best decisions for your care and treatment. ...Read more

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Mixing alcohol and gabapentin, is that okay?

Mixing alcohol and gabapentin, is that okay?

No, it is not: Both are central nervous system depressants. They can both suppress the breathing centers in your brain. You could get super drunk, uncoordinated, black out, pass out, or stop breathing with the combo. Increased risk of falls, accidents, drunkenness, and embarrassing or shameful social behaviors you may or may not recall. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol with atenolol medication?

Yes: Yes if there are no other issues. Just drink in moderation. One drink a day can be good for the heart. More can raise blood pressure in addition to other problems. ...Read more

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Can hydrocortisone tablets interact with alcohol?

Can hydrocortisone tablets interact with alcohol?

They could: Steroid pills can irritate the lining of the stomach. Alcohol can do the same thing. ...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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Does alcohol mix well with anxiety meds or not?

No: I'm guessing those med bottles tell you to avoid alcohol while taking them, right? Not a good idea to mix alcohol with any drug that affects your mood. Combing alcohol with these drugs could result in overdose situations. Talk to your doctor about this. Excessive drinking can result in increased anxiety and worsen the problem. ...Read more

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Effects caused by alcohol and Flagyl mixing?

Feel sick: You may feel horrible, and you may vomit. ...Read more

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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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Can dairy products interact with antiepileptic medication?

Can dairy products interact with antiepileptic medication?

Yes: Yes they can but it depends on which medications you are taking. Not all anti epileptic medications will be effected. Ask your pharmacist or doctor about your specific medications. ...Read more

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Can alcohol or drug addiction person take this Valium medication.?

Can alcohol or drug addiction person take this Valium medication.?

Valium and alcohol: Sounds like you may be taking valium on your own that is not prescribed for you . If that's the case then no one can comment . In any event if you are taking it as prescribed i hope the prescriber knows about your addictions. The bottom line is it can potentially be very dangerous depending on your history and your metabolism met the built -valium can be deadly with alcohol. ...Read more

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Alcohol or drug addiction, can they take this Valium medication.?

Alcohol or drug addiction, can they take this Valium medication.?

Not safely: Outside of their brief supervised use to help people come down off their drugs of choice. Benzodiazepines are highly dependency-producing themselves, and many alcoholics have had their relapses triggered by the similar sensations they get when taking a benzo, especially valium or xanax (alprazolam) which both hit the brain quickly and hard. Under supervision by doctors who understand addiction, sometimes ok. ...Read more

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Can you mix dayquil with other drugs?

Please be specific: That way we can check the potential for drug interactions. ...Read more

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Which OTC allergy meds are safe to use with diazepam?

Which OTC allergy meds are safe to use with diazepam?

Allegra & Claritin (loratadine): Are both safe to use with diazepam because neither one can make you drowsy. Zyrtec might be ok. Avoid benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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Alcohol abuse and medicines like Adavan, vistral, and naltrexone ?

Alcohol abuse and medicines like Adavan, vistral, and naltrexone ?

Alcohol Abuse: I admire you for caring for your Health! Naltrexone is used to treat Alcoholism. Naltrexone will not cause to "sober up" It is not a cure for Alcoholism. Do not drink alcohol while taking Adavan (Ativan). This can increase the effects of Alcohol. Vistaril may impair thinking or reactions, may cause tremors, confusion, seizures. Discuss with Psychiatrist Alcoholism program , A.A. and Therapy. ...Read more

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Do anti-depressants help most or all people with drug and alcohol addictions?

Do anti-depressants help most or all people with drug and alcohol addictions?

NO: No medication is always helpful. Given by experienced physicians antidepressants are often helpful in the appropriate setting. ...Read more

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