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How long should you wait to drink alcohol after taking hydrocodene ?

How long should you wait to drink alcohol after taking hydrocodene
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Hydrocodone and alco: Simply put when you take any opioid you should not drink alcohol, drive or operate machinery. From a safety point of view i would wait 24 hrs from the last pill taken before taking alcohol. Different md's have different views - i tend to be a little more strict and cautious. ...Read more

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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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How long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after taking 609mg ibrophen?

How long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after taking 609mg ibrophen?

I depends: In the short run combining "ibuprophen" with some alcohol is generally quite safe. Combo might upset the stomach but unlikely nothing serious from an occasional use of both. When dealing with some painful conditions using alcohol can though be problematic. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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I took a Plan B 24hrs ago how long do i wait to drink alcohol?

I took a Plan B 24hrs ago how long do i wait to drink alcohol?

You do not need to.: No, alcohol does not make emergency contraceptive pills (morning after pills) any less effective at preventing pregnancy after sex. ...Read more

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How long after an oral extraction should you wait to drink alcohol?

How long after an oral extraction should you wait to drink alcohol?

Depends: Probably should wait at least until you are no longer on medications related to the tooth extraction, like antibiotics or pain medications. Pain medications and alcohol definitely do not mix. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after getting the essure?

How long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after getting the essure?

6 hours: You do not want to take alcohol if you are on narcotics. Most people with the essure procedure do not need any meds after the procedure. The preop meds should wear out within 6 hours. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after using vaginal metronizdole?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after using vaginal metronizdole?

Minimum of 48 hours: Before imbibing alcohol. This drug has an Antabuse-like effect that can last in your body for up to 48 hours. So you should refrain from drinking during this time. You want to be able to absorb your full dose of my metronidazole, and not feel nauseous and sick afterwards. ...Read more

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How long after taking my last dose terbinifine should I wait to drink alcohol? I was told 6 weeks, but this seems excessive.

How long after taking my last dose terbinifine should I wait to drink alcohol? I was told 6 weeks, but this seems excessive.

How is your liver?: The reason to avoid alcohol is because terbinifine is tough on your liver. Has your doctor been monitoring your liver function? Is that why he stopped it? Terbinifine takes weeks to completely clear your system because it is stored in fat cells and slowly released. If your liver tests were abnormal at any point, it's worth the wait. ...Read more

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How long do I wait to drink alcohol after finishing clindamycin?

How long do I wait to drink alcohol after finishing clindamycin?

Very short 1/2 life: Clindamycin is out of your system w/in hours of the last pill and there is no danger from the combo in any case. The very important reason NOT to combine them is the reduction in antibiotic effectiveness. You want the effects to be optimal but after the drug is finished and out of your system that's over. So, drink moderately (always!) and you should be okay. Especially if the original issue's ok. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking a laxative?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking a laxative?

See below: Need to be hydrated. Urine needs to light in color. The darker yellow the more dehydrated you are. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to drink alcohol after taking a vicodin?

Do not mix: You should not take any alcohol while you are taking opioids (like vicodin). Both depress the central nervous system and can be a dangerous combination. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to drink alcohol after taking claritin?

How long do I have to wait to drink alcohol after taking claritin?

For ever: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever. So abstain.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Ritalin! how long do I have to wait to drink alcohol after using it?

Wait for what ?: Both Ritalin (methylphenidate) and alcohol do have an effect on your brain, but are not totally incompadible. The short acting ritalins (methylphenidate) are in and out of your system in 4-6 hours or less, while the timed release forms may linger for 8 or so. If you want to avoid overlapping the drugs this should give you an idea.As long as you limit the alcohol to mild social consumption, i see no reason to worry about it. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to drink alcohol after taking allergy pills?

Never: Most over-the counter allergy pills can cause some amount of sedation. Even "non-sedating antihistamines " such as Claritin (loratadine) or Allegra make some people drowsy. Since both alcohol and antihistamines can impair mental funtioning and reactions times, it is never advisable to mix these medications. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to drink alcohol after getting a pacemaker?

How long do I have to wait to drink alcohol after getting a pacemaker?

Moderation: There is no set rule to having a glass of wine after undergoing pacemaker insertion. The only thing that we recommend is moderation in everything you do, including alcohol. A glass of red wine is usually ok. Discuss with your electrophysiologist. ...Read more

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How much time I should wait before drink alcohol after take Norfloxacin for 7 days ?

How much time I should wait before drink alcohol after take Norfloxacin for 7 days ?

No need to wait: There is no need to wait at all. Alcohol in moderation will not interfere with norfloxacin. Just don't drink to excess; heavy alcohol use can impair the immune system's ability to fight infections. ...Read more

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