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Is isoniazid and alcohol safe to take together?

Is isoniazid and alcohol safe to take together?

Moderation: Alcohol in reasonable amounts is ok in patients on inh. Both can be hepatotoxic but a glass of wine or a beer is ok. ...Read more

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Bystolic and melatonin safe to take together? I am still waking up in the middle of night from arenalin type rushes EVERY night. HELP!

Bystolic and melatonin safe to take together? I am still waking up in the middle of night from arenalin type rushes EVERY night. HELP!

Yes, they're safe: Bystolic and melatonin may be safely be taken together. They are not known to cause side effects like the ones you described, so they’re not likely the cause. Not only that, but there is some question about whether melatonin remains effective when taken for long periods for insomnia. It is worth considering consultation directly with someone who may assess you for both insomnia and other possible ...Read more

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Ranitidine and maalox safe to take together?

Ranitidine and maalox safe to take together?

I think so...: ...though it may be overkill, or not. Maalox acts very quickly, whereas ranitidine must be absorbed into the bloodstream and then travel through the circulation to the parietal cells in the stomach where it blocks the H2 receptor. Making a long story short: Maalox can provide immediate relief of dyspepsia while you're waiting for the more sustained effects of ranitidine to occur. ...Read more

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Are chantix and metformin safe to take together?

Are chantix and metformin safe to take together?

Generally safe: These medications are generally safe to use together, unless you have another health problem that causes a significant issue with excretion of medications. ...Read more

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I need your expertise, is hydrocodone and Valium safe to take together?

I need your expertise, is hydrocodone and Valium safe to take together?

Only if taken as: Prescribed. If you have any lung disease or sleep apnea, any and all prescribing doctors should be reminded of this so as to take this into account. Have a great holiday season, but no drinking on this combo. ...Read more

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Raspberry ketones and ssri safe to take together?

Raspberry ketones and ssri safe to take together?

Yes: Raspberry ketones are just a chemical derived from raspberries and there is no known interaction between most berries and ssri's. ...Read more

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Benzodiazepines and opiates combo? Is that safe to take together?

Benzodiazepines and opiates combo? Is that safe to take together?

Sedative combo: Great question. There are many instances where one could take these two together, safely. It should only be done under the care of a physician. Keep in mind that these two types of medications are additive. That is, although opioids are intended for pain, they also sedate. In someone that has rarely taken these medicines, the two together may cause dangerous over sedation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Nyquil and ibuprofen -- safe to take together?

Nyquil and ibuprofen -- safe to take together?

Nyquil/NSAID: Nyquil does not have any NSAID - hence it is ok to take these two together. Do not take Nyquil with Tylenol/Acetaminophen and do not take more 4 doses per day. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin and doxycycline safe to take together?

Is ciprofloxacin and doxycycline safe to take together?

No contraindication: There is no contraindication but these are two antibiotics and take them together only if prescribed by your doctor and used for proper indication. ...Read more

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Claritin (loratadine) 12 hour and nyquil safe to take together?

Claritin (loratadine) 12 hour and nyquil safe to take together?

Antihistamines: Both medications have antihisstamines. Not sure what you are treating, but if you need both on the same day, then it may be better to see an allergist and get another type of medication to control your symptoms. You should be able to take them together but over time the strategy is not effective. ...Read more

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Is 45mg/day of methadone and 60mg/day of cymbalta (duloxetine) safe to take together?

Is 45mg/day of methadone and 60mg/day of cymbalta (duloxetine) safe to take together?

Maybe: Can't answer for you specifically or for exact doses since that would involve doing an individual assessment. However they should be ok together. There is one possible interaction. Methadone may reduce the metabolism of Cymbalta (duloxetine) (meaning that for the same dose your blood levels may be higher than they would ordinarily be). This may mean a dose adjustment. ...Read more

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Are xyrem and celexa (citalopram) safe to take together?

Are xyrem and celexa (citalopram) safe to take together?

Celexa/Xyrem: Some added sedation & drowsiness. Consult your doctor who is familiar with the dosages of each medication. ...Read more

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