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Is it possible to drink alcohol if I have diabetes?

Is it possible to drink alcohol if I have diabetes?

How much, how often: An occasional drink is generally not harmful to most diabetics, but it depends on how "brittle" their diabetes is. In people who are not well controlled, alcohol will worsen that control. Safe drinking limits in men (2 standard drinks/day) and women and older men (1 drink/day) are not recommended in people with diabetes. You should talk to your doctor, who knows your situation, to get advice. ...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 possible to drink alcohol while on xenical tablets?

Is it possible to drink alcohol while on xenical tablets?

Yes: There is no specific interaction with alcohol, however, xenical and alcohol are absorbed and metabolized in the liver and could cause worsening of liver disease if used together. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink alcohol and focalin (dexmethylphenidate) XR?

Is it possible to drink alcohol and focalin (dexmethylphenidate) XR?

Not safe: Www. Drugs. Com concomitant use of amphetamines and ethanol should be avoided if possible, especially in patients with a history of heart disease. The alcohol potentiates the effects of the amphetamines in the cardiovascular system leading to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink alcohol 6 hours after I took an antibiotic pill?

Usually: In moderation. Do not drink alcohol if you are taking flagyll (Metronidazole) as that can induce an antibuse like reaction. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink alcohol while on minaxen pills (contain minocycline antibiotic for acne)?

Is it possible to drink alcohol while on minaxen pills (contain minocycline antibiotic for acne)?

Not a good idea: Would recommend no consumption of alcohol, while using minocycline, as the side effects will be greatly increased and the effectiveness of the drug lessened. ...Read more

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Is it possible for drinking alcohol to lead to acne?

Is it possible for drinking alcohol to lead to acne?

No: Use alcohol wisely if at all, but this isn't causing your acne. It's a non-lifestyle related, non-hygiene related illness with only a marginal link to diet. The key is that you can manage it, though you can't cure it until it goes away on your own. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription strength Rx. ...Read more

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I am on CiproBay and Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for a UTI, is it possible to drink alcohol whilst on these antibiotics?

I am on CiproBay and Pyridium (phenazopyridine) for a UTI, is it possible to drink alcohol whilst on these antibiotics?

Yes, in moderation: Alcohol will not interfere with ciprofloxacin (CiproBay) or phenazopyridine (Pyridium) and will not increase side effects. Don't drink to excess; heavy alcohol interferes with immune system fighting infection. FYI, phenazopyridine isn't an antibiotic, but a urinary anesthetic that helps reduce symptoms; OK to stop when painful urination and urgency gone, usually 1-2 days. But take all the cipro. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking antybioticks?

Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking antybioticks?

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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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking inh?

Not recommended: Use of alcohol can ^ risk of liver damage due to isoniazid. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink alcohol if I am going to the dentist?

Is it possible for me to drink alcohol if I am going to the dentist?

Maybe: Some patients self medicate with alcohol because of fear of the dentist. Suggest a consultation with a dentist to learn about alternative methods of dealing with the fear. I have had success with hyonosis. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking prednisone?

The drug interaction: Checker I used did not show interactions - but that is not a guarantee that a reaction couldn't occur. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol a few hours after taking lexipro?

Is it possible for you to drink alcohol a few hours after taking lexipro?

Not recommended: It's of course possible since you're in charge of what you drink or take. But it's not recommended to drink alcohol at all if you're on lexapro (escitalopram). Please don't. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a person drink alcohol while being treated for rabies?

Would it be possible that a person drink alcohol while being treated for rabies?

Yes in moderation: The treatment for rabies including vaccine and hrig is not affected by drinking alcohol. As always drink responsibly and in moderation.. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking thyroid med?

Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking thyroid med?

Yes: Take thyoid hormone in am and not eat, take other meds for ~ 1 hour

then eat, drink later fine. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol with penicillin v k?

Is it possible for you to drink alcohol with penicillin v k?

Penicillin & ETOH: Drugs. Com drug interaction checker showed not interactions. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1034-14582, 3610-17218 ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink alcohol after having a root canal?

Is it possible for me to drink alcohol after having a root canal?

Not a good idea: If you are taking any type of antibiotic and/or narcotic pain medication then you should not be drinking alcohol. At the least it can interfere with how well the medications will work, at the most it can make you very ill. If you are not taking any medications then alcohol will not cause nay more damage then it usually would. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol after pneumothorax surgery?

Yes: Alcohol has nothing to do with pneumothorax directly. But if someone is drunk and falls or involved in accident can get pneumothorax ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink alcohol after a scaling and root planing?

Preferably not: It is suggested to stay away from alcohol, mouth washes with high alcohol, and even antibiotic rinses like Chlorhexidine after gum surgery because it can affect healing. Scaling and root planing is a pre surgical procedure, but we are still hoping for re attachment of gum fibers to the root surface so rinsing with plain salt water and avoiding alcohol is preferred. ...Read more

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