Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Are The Risks Of Mixing Ibuprofen With Alcohol

Share
1

1
What are the risks of mixing ibuprofen with alcohol?

What are the risks of mixing ibuprofen with alcohol?

Yes: Ibuprofen is part of the anti-inflammatory drug family known as nsaids, which can cause tears in the stomach lining if taken on an empty tummy. Add alcohol to the mix, and the potential danger is heightened. If you take Ibuprofen when drinking more than the recommended amount for women (about two to three drinks), you increase your risk of stomach irritation and bleeding. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


3

3
What are the risks of taking Advil or ibuprofen for pain after surgery? What are the benefits?

What are the risks of taking Advil or ibuprofen for pain after surgery? What are the benefits?

Need more info: To answer your question adequately, I need to know why you had surgery, what operation you had, what medications you are already taking, and what, if any, medical problems you have. Generally speaking, the most common side effects of ibuprofen are gastrointestinal in nature. The benefits, I guess, are limited to relief of postoperative discomfort. Ask your surgeon for more details, please. ...Read more

5

5
Taking around 3600 mg ibuprofen and 8 naproxen sodium a day for 4 days for pain. What are the risks with this?

Taking around 3600 mg ibuprofen and 8 naproxen sodium a day for 4 days for pain. What are the risks with this?

NSAID: These meds are similar and do the same thing. The problem is that they may irritate the lining of the stomach and cause a gastritis, burned stomach. If you take too much it could affect your blood pressure or kidneys. These meds can affect the blood clotting. Get checked to find out why you have the pain and what to do about it. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
BP is 150/80 and I'm 19 years old. what are the risks involved. I don't smoke or drink alcohol, nor am I fat. Please help.

BP is 150/80 and I'm 19 years old. what are the risks involved. I don't smoke or drink alcohol, nor am I fat. Please help.

Confirm it!: First, be sure it's real. Check your cuff against a known standard that's accurate. Measure your BP after complete rest for at least 10 minutes. Check it 3 times and average them. Measure it for several weeks and average them. If it's still >140/>90, you will need treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
7

7
What are the risks of alcohol consumption?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
What are the risks of alcohol consumption?

Alcohol: Depends on the amount consumed & the length of time, as well as the status of your organs such as brain, liver, etc. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What are the risks to preteens of drug and alcohol addiction?

What are the risks to preteens of drug and alcohol addiction?

Below: Younger brains will have more pronounced neurotransmitter effect when exposed to the same amount of drug, which will lead to more significant establishment of cravings in persons who are more impulsive. Since brains are still developing, one may be moe likely to see long eterm neurological deterioration. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
I am taking metronidazole 500mg twice per day for 7 days how long should I wait to drink alcohol and what are the risks if i drink while taking it?

I am taking metronidazole 500mg twice per day for 7 days how long should I wait to drink alcohol and what are the risks if i drink while taking it?

Drinking on Flagyl: You should wait several days after your last pill. It you drink on Flagyl it is likely that you'll be nauseous and throw up. ...Read more

12

12
What are the risks of drinking alcohol (~3 drinks) with oxycodone(not abusing, chronic pain, 30-50mg daily) and is there anything i can do to mitigate?

What are the risks of drinking alcohol (~3 drinks) with oxycodone(not abusing, chronic pain, 30-50mg daily) and is there anything i can do to mitigate?

detox hotlines: Call aa/na hotline, or 1 855 detox 00 if you feel like stopping dependency provoking drugs. You may need detox, and stopping on your own may cause severe withdrawals including seizures in some cases. Stay clean. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
14

14
I am currently taking the oral rinse form of Nystatin. Can I drink alcohol/what are the risks?

I am currently taking the oral rinse form of Nystatin. Can I drink alcohol/what are the risks?

NO!: Alcohol will inactivate the NYSTATIN ...after you finish your treatment you can resume alcohol. Note Unfortunately this is unlikely to be in time for THIS New Year's Eve! Sorry!]HappyHealthy New Year Dr Z ...Read more

15

15
What are the risks of drinking alcohol after wisdom teeth were extracted?

What are the risks of drinking alcohol after wisdom teeth were extracted?

At least 24 hrs.: You might have been given Rx and if they warn against alcohol - that needs to be heeded. Also, you need to wait till a clot forms to eat or drink anything. Avoid a straw to prevent dry socket. Ask your dentist about all this - it's not the alcohol per se, but always be moderate. Call their office to inquire. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
Is it safe to drink alcohol 9 months after a kidney transplant? (let's say 2 drinks on the weekends)? What are the risks?

Is it safe to drink alcohol 9 months after a kidney transplant? (let's say 2 drinks on the weekends)? What are the risks?

Usually safe: For a non alcoholic, "2 drinks on weekend" should not be harmful. For an alcoholic, one drink is too many. This assumes there is no liver disease. I would address your specific circumstances with your transplant team who know you the best. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
I took an 800 mg of ibuprofen and completely forgot I had done so, I consumed alcohol after 3 and a half hours. Am I in the clear or should I go see a?

I took an 800 mg of ibuprofen and completely forgot I had done so, I consumed alcohol after 3 and a half hours. Am I in the clear or should I go see a?

You should be OK: There is some small risk of stomach irritation(Gastritis) from both of these chemicals. So take an antacid if you have any indigestion or heart burn. The best antacid is Prilosec which is available over the counter as 20 mg tablets, take 2 tablets once daily for a few days so that your stomach is well protected ...Read more

19

19
Can I safely consume alcohol if I only had one ibuprofen?

Not recommended: As the addition of alcohol can increase chance of stomach bleeding due to ibuprofen. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I toke 2 ibuprofen(200m) at 6am and will be consuming alcohol around 9pm. Will I be safe??

I toke 2 ibuprofen(200m)  at 6am and will be consuming alcohol around 9pm. Will I be safe??

Moderate interaction: Check out http://www.drugs.com/food-interactions/ibuprofen.html which lists moderate interaction btwn Ibuprofen & alcohol, so do be care if you decide to drink alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
1,272 doctors shared insights

Nuprin (Definition)

Nuprin ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
1,255 doctors shared insights

Rufen (Definition)

Rufen ...Read more