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Once You Have Been Treated For Hyperthyroidism Can You Drink Alcohol
Alcohol: I would recommend not to.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I take half of a 25mg atenenol can I drink alcohol? Will this effect the pill? It's forr hyperthyroidism
OK to drink EtOH: Hi. It's OK to drink alcohol while taking a beta-blocker. I always advise people to drink responsibly in moderation if they drink, but alcohol per se will not interfere with the beta-blocker or your hyperthyroidism (which I hope/assume has been or is being treated). Cheers! ...Read more
Hi is it ok 2 occasionally drink alcohol or smoke marijuana while being treated with lovan60mg and zyprexa5mgg? Thanks
No: You are pushing your luck.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I got treated for a chlamedia and I drink alcohol 2 days after so I need to get checked again or does it effect me?
Probably OK: Alcohol in moderation has no effect on chlamydia or its treatment, as long as a standard treatment is used, i.e. single dose azithromycin or doxycycline for 7 days. But check with the doctor or clinic where you were treated if you remain concerned. No sex for at least a week, and then only with treated or known uninfected partners. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: It was ok before!Get a more detailed answer ›
I' am taking clindamycin for an infection that is going to be treated my my dentist. Is it okay to drink alcohol?
I am being treated for pelvic inflammatory disease and am taking doxycycl hyc 100mg twice a day for 10 days. Can I drink alcohol while being treated?
Had tooth pulled feb 5th got dry socket been treated gum is healing but not completely no pain no pain killers can I drink alcohol?
My AST level is abnormally high. It is 60 U/L. I don't drink alcohol and don't have hepatitis. What is causing this? What should I do?
I consistently have a lft, gamma GT of 115 u/l, with no evidence of a fatty liver, and I rarely drink alcohol, what could be the cause of this?
Hi I was wondering my GGT LEVEL is 64U/L which is very high but I don't drink alcohol or take drugs what causes the elevation? Hep test negative
May just be you: That's high for the lab, I trust? About one person in 1000 always runs a way-high GGT. It's genetic. These folks get accused of being drunks. You're not. Sorry there was a misunderstanding. If everything else is okay, forget it. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how much you are talking about when you say "drink." if you are on pencillin, it is to treat an infection. Large quantities of alcohol (more than 2-3 drinks on an occasion) interfere with the body's ability to fight infections - white blood cells do not work as well to gobble up germs and make antibodies in the presence of alcohol. If it is a beer or 2, or a glass of win, no problem. ...Read more
Safe to drink:
Yes it is safe to drink alcohol in moderation as long as you do not have a medical contraindication like liver disease
studies have shown that if you are male and drink 2 drinks a day, like 2glasses of wine, 2beers, or two shots of hard liqour, it is beneficial to your health as it raises yourhdl
in women who are not pregnant or nursing 10 drinks a week is beneficial
any more than that can be harmful. ...Read more
Sure, if you want to: Pee out the benefits of the vitamins. You list tuberculosis in your list of conditions, and if you are being treated for active Tb, or have a history of it, alcohol is NOT your friend. It reduces our ability to fight infections. It also robs of us vitamins, especially B vitamins. If you are talking social drinking (1-2 standard drinks/day) it should not be a problem. If more, it might be. ...Read more
Question: If a person has sarcoid and if they have gastrointestinal involvement (clinically evident GI involvement occurs in less than 1% of sarcoidosis), then liver involvement is probable. Have your GGT and alkaline phosphotase checked. If normal, less danger w/ moderate alcohol. The main thing is to determine extent of sarcoid involvement so it doesn't dominate your social, sex, work life. ...Read more
Yes.: It should not be an issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not recommended: Using st. John's wort together with alcohol can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol. Don't risk hurting yourself, or others. Good health! ...Read more
Don't know, but...: Since there are no double-blind, randomized control trials to answer this question, can't tell you for sure. However, the question that I have is - since antibiotics are usually given only for a few days, if you don't feel like you can safely refrain from drinking alcohol for even that period, might you be struggling with an alcohol problem. Please discuss this with your doctor asap. ...Read more
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