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What are the effects if you were to drink alcohol while taking campral?

What are the effects if you were to drink alcohol while taking campral?

Nothing: If you drink alcohol when you take campral, you do not have side effects. It's not like Antabuse (disulfiram) [you feel sick if you drink and take Antabuse (disulfiram) at the same time]. Campral helps you when you are withdrawing from alcohol: feeling anxious, trouble sleeping, sweating. What kind of support do you have? Congrats on making important changes in your life! ...Read more

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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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What will happen if you drink alcohol while on anti-depressants?

What will happen if you drink alcohol while on anti-depressants?

Not recommended: It's not advised for several reasons. 1. Alcohol tends to maintain and worsen depression, so it will oppose the effect of the antidepressant. 2. Alcohol feels "stronger", so coordination, driving, etc, may be more impaired than expected. 3. The combination increases the risk of seizures. 4. Suicide risk is greatly increased if a depressed person drinks. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol (in moderation) if you are taking faverin for OCD ?

Can you drink alcohol (in moderation) if you are taking faverin for OCD ?

No: Drinking alcohol on fluvoxamine would be a bad idea that could make you suicidal, cause the fluvoxamine to stop working for up to 72 hours and throw you back into severe ocd with possible depression. Don't risk it! ...Read more

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Is it possible to consume alcohol when you are prescribed a steroid, ic methylprednisolone for a skin rash? What are the side affects of consuming alcohol while you are on this steroid? What would happen if you do consume alcohol while on this steroid?

Nothing: I always wonder what someone means when they say 'consuming alcohol.' if we are talking one or two social drinks a few times a week, then the answer is nothing. If we are talking about getting drunk every day, every other day, then it is not good for you or your skin. There are no specific interactions between beverage alcohol and steroids used on the skin. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol while on fluvoxamine?

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What happens if you drink alcohol while on fluvoxamine?

Alcohol luvox (fluvoxamine): First of all, a lack of self control to continue alcohol while having a mental diagnosis will lead most of times to failure of treatment. Luvox (fluvoxamine) is primarily used for obsessive compulsive problems. It is a most difficult DX to treat and needs psychotherapy along with meds. Weakness to use alcohol while on med results from lack of motivation to heal. ...Read more

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Why can't you drink alcohol while taking antibiotics? What is the main reason?

Why can't you drink alcohol while taking antibiotics? What is the main reason?

Possible reaction: Some common antibiotics, like metronidazol (flagyl), trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazol (bactrim), and tinidazol (tindamax) can cause severe flushing, headache, nausea and vomiting, and elevated heart rate when combined with even a little alcohol. In general, the side effects of other antibiotics are similar to those of drinking, and might therefore be worsened by consuming alcohol. ...Read more

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What would be the effect of someone drinking if they were allergic to alcohol?

What would be the effect of someone drinking if they were allergic to alcohol?

Allergic? Maybe not.: They probably aren't technically "allergic". Some people have exaggerated nasal congestion, or flushing. Drinking while taking certain prescription drugs can trigger rapid heart rate, flushing and nausea, that might look similar to anaphylaxis, but is not (I was called to First class once for this to attend to a smiling but red-faced senior who frightened the flight attendants) ...Read more

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What is the effects of drinking alcohol and using zoloft (sertraline)? What would happen when you use this together?

Not a good plan: Using zoloft (sertraline) and alcohol together accentuates the sedating properties of both. Also, alcohol use disrupts the sleep cycle -- which depression does also. Alcohol can worsen existing depression. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol while taking fluoxetine?

What happens if you drink alcohol while taking fluoxetine?

Not a great idea: You could get drunker faster. Please, at the very least, don't drive. ...Read more

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If you have epilepsy and are not taking any medication can you drink alcohol w/o going into a seizure?

If you have epilepsy and are not taking any medication can you drink alcohol w/o going into a seizure?

At risk: Untreated epilepsy, if active, always provides a risk of a seizure, and subsequent injury or death. This needs an effective and well tolerated medication. Alcohol ingestion may well increase risk, especially at excess. Furthermore, you should not drive a motor vehicle if you are experiencing seizures. Discuss with your physician asap. ...Read more

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What affects will I get if I drink alcohol while taking the drug duromine?

What affects will I get if I drink alcohol while taking the drug duromine?

Unwise: Duromine or Phentermine is an appetite suppressant stimulant similar to amphetamine. Alcohol may increase med side effects such as rapid or irregular heart rate, blood pressure changes. Avoid alcohol while on this med. ...Read more

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If you drink while you are on nortriptyline can it raise your blood alcohol level?

If you drink while you are on nortriptyline can it raise your blood alcohol level?

I can not provide a: Direct answer to your question. Per drugs.Com there is postential for interaction 'can alter the effects of nortriptyline and cause increased side effects. Call the doctor if you experience uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures.'. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol while on rifaximine.

Rifaximine : Rifaximine has not to minimal absorption into the circulation when taken orally and chance of interaction with alcohol should be negligible. Drinking alcohol in moderation and spacing the medication and alcohol apart is suggested. If rifaximine is being taken for treatment of a liver condition, avoiding alcohol all together is suggested. ...Read more

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What are the foods that I should avoid while taking cefuroxime?

What are the foods that I should avoid while taking cefuroxime?

No foods: No foods should cause a problem, but some medications can decrease the levels you develop which may make it less effective. These include antacids, acid blockers, antiinflammatories like advil, (ibuprofen) and calcium supplements. ...Read more

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What are the effects if you were to drink alcohol while taking campral?

Nothing: If you drink alcohol when you take campral, you do not have side effects. It's not like Antabuse (disulfiram) [you feel sick if you drink and take Antabuse (disulfiram) at the same time]. Campral helps you when you are withdrawing from alcohol: feeling anxious, trouble sleeping, sweating. What kind of support do you have? Congrats on making important changes in your life! ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol occasionally (very infrequently) while taking Prozac and wellbutrin (bupropion)? Effects?

Alcohol & prozac (fluoxetine)?: Typically, if ones use is truly & honestly limited, it may be alright to consume a small amount of alcohol. Alcohol does have pronounced effects on mood & anxiety, however, so if ur just beginning treatment, it may be tough to tell if your meds are working as they should be with alcohol in the picture. I would confer with your prescribing doc, and abstain until you've discussed w/ him/her. Be well ...Read more

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Take 45 mg of buspirone daily. OK to drink alcohol on this medication? It does not say not to just that it may amplify side effects.

Don't drink alcohol: Talk to your doctor. In general, I don't recommend drinking any alcohol while taking this medication. Alcohol use can interfere with the therapeutic benefits of the Buspar (buspirone). Also, it places you at risk for over sedation or other side effects. ...Read more

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If after been on citalopram for a few months no side effects is it ok to drink alcohol again?

If after been on citalopram for a few months no side effects is it ok to drink alcohol again?

No, but: technically no, but I usually recommend no more than 2 drinks at a time and no more than twice a week since I know that many of my patients will drink anyway. The main interaction is that the antidepressant may intensify effects of alcohol especially reaction time. Also alcohol can cause depression so may not be wort risk if you are doing well on celexa (citalopram) ...Read more

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Should i be fine to drink alcohol while taking st john's wort?

Should i be fine to drink alcohol while taking st john's wort?

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

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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 ok to drink alcohol while taking paracetamol?

Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking paracetamol?

In small amounts: Paracetamol is another name for acetominophen, or tylenol (acetaminophen). If taken in amounts greater than 2 grams/day routinely, it can be toxic to the liver. Drinking alcohol heavily is toxic to the liver also, and results would be additive. You could drink a glass of wine with a meal, and safely take a dose of paracetamol the same day -- but do not use either in large quantities. ...Read more

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Why am I not allowed to drink alcohol while taking anticoagulants?

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Alcohol/Anticoagulan: Alcohol increases chances of bleeding while on anticoagulants. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Cypro?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Cypro?

Probably not ...: Probably not a good idea to take powerful antibiotics, fight off a bacterial infection and then add alcohol into the mix. Attached is an article from the Mayo Clinic regarding do's & dont's with Cipro. Hope that helps! http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ciprofloxacin-oral-route/before-using/drg-20072288 ...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 ok to drink alcohol while taking aleve (naproxen)?

Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking aleve (naproxen)?

Yes: As long as you are not alcoholic with changes on your blood counts, there is no problem taking alleve and drinking alcohol responsibly. An alcoholic would have to worry about bleeding issues due to long term affects of alcohol on the human body, but if you are just having a couple of drinks, there would not be any issue at all combining the two. Also, stay hydrated though! hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol while taking diamox (acetazolamide) once a day?

Is it okay to drink alcohol while taking diamox (acetazolamide) once a day?

On occasion.: Drinking alcohol infrequently, in small amounts, while taking Diamox (acetazolamide) will probably not hurt anything. However, long-term use of alcohol can raise your blood pressure, thus making it more difficult to control it with Diamox (acetazolamide). Thus, the less you drink alcohol the better, but rare use of alcohol will probably not hurt you much. Moderation is key. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed Rifaximin (550mg x2 a day) for suspected SIBO. Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking this medicine?

I've been prescribed Rifaximin (550mg x2 a day) for suspected SIBO. Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking this medicine?

Rifaximin/ETOH: Both of these substances have potential hepatotoxicity. Taken together in moderate amounts should not be an issue. There are not serious interactions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking verapamil?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking verapamil?

Yes, in moderation: Drinking in moderation (no more than 1-2drinks per day) is ok while on verapamil. They both an lower blood pressure, so i would not drink more than that. ...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