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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

Fetal alcohol syndro: It can cause fetal alcohol syndrome it can cause brain damage and affect child behavior . Pregnant women should not drink alcohol at all. ...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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Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking alcohol on lamictal?

Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking alcohol on lamictal?

Prob not a good idea: I am guessing you are taking it for mood stability. Alcohol is bad for mood stability. Also, not sure about lamictal, but with ssris, alcohol washes the medication out of the body, and the med is trying to build to a steady blood level. See the problem? In addition to alcohol being a depressant, it lowers the blood level of many meds. ...Read more

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Side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) while drinking alcohol?

Side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) while drinking alcohol?

Not a great combo: As a rough rule of thumb, Effexor (venlafaxine) will double the effects of alcohol, and alcohol will double the side effects of effexor (venlafaxine). So the best recommendation is skip the alcohol. At the very least, keep this formula in mind. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm 19, I have been taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for 3 years. 75mg . I took one about 2 hours ago. Is there any side effects while drinking alcohol?

What to do if i'm 19, I have been taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for 3 years. 75mg . I took one about 2 hours ago. Is there any side effects while drinking alcohol?

Do not drink alcohol: Please do not drink alcohol if on any psychotropic medication such as vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). The results are unpredictable, and i'm assuming you're on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to improve your focus and concentration. Alcohol will dull all that. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin HCl 150 mg?

What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin HCl 150 mg?

Depends: It depends on the amount of alcohol you drink. With just one glass, side effects are virtually nonexistant. ...Read more

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Hi There, I was just wondering if there are any serious side effects of taking only a few percocets while on pristiq 50mg, and also how dangerous drinking alcohol REALLY is on this anxiety medication. (I am not taking perc's while drinking alcohol though)

Hi There, I was just wondering if there are any serious side effects of taking only a few percocets while on pristiq 50mg, and also how dangerous drinking alcohol REALLY is on this anxiety medication. (I am not taking perc's while drinking alcohol though)

Suspicious: Not enough info. How many is "a few?" Should you be drinking alcohol which is a CNS depressant while taking an anti-depressant, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)? Why are you taking an opioid which is also a CNS depressant? How close if not together re perc's and alcohol? Not enough info! ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower right side back pain after drinking alcohol?

Numerous: You should see our pcp to have a few things checked out- your kidney, liver, and spine. Any one of them can cause lbp. ...Read more

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Why do my shoulders and side hurt after drinking alcohol?

Uncertain: You may have some GI upset that is causing diaphragmatic irritation . The nerve from the diaphragm goes to the shoulder area. Best answer-stop drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol a lot cause your right side to hurt?

Elnter an answer sum: High consumption of alcohol may cause live problems, including swelling. See your doctor for an exam and lab work. Let your md know about your drinking, to get some treatment resources. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before drinking alcohol after taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)? To be on the safe side, I mean 4-6+ drinks instead of just 1-2 drinks.

How long should I wait before drinking alcohol after taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)? To be on the safe side, I mean 4-6+ drinks instead of just 1-2 drinks.

Don't: Presumably, you are taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasm. You shouldn't be drinking excessively if you are having muscle spasms because you will be making the medical condition worse that causes the spasm. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is meant to be used for short term use so get better first. If you have chronic pain then really you should quit alcohol as this habit will make your pain worse in the long run ...Read more

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My husband is an excessive drinker he had bright red blood in his urine this morning after drinking alcohol he has been having right side pain & abd?

My husband is an excessive drinker he had bright red blood in his urine this morning after drinking alcohol he has been having right side pain & abd?

Blood in Urine: You are a Caring wife! I understand your concern. It is possible that falling down under influence of Alcohol may have caused trauma to some part of urinary system-Kidney, Ureter, Bladder or Urethra. It can also be due to infection, Kidney or Bladder stone. Please take him to E.R. have all necessary Urine analysis, Blood tests, Radiological studies and Consultations for Diagnosis and Treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small disconfort in the left upper side of my abdomen belo the ripcage; it increases when drinking alcohol or eating to much.after my esses are dark.having headacks and flue often.what is it?

Gastric Reflex: Treating gastric reflex, called GERD, would prevent developing gastric ulcers and bigger problems. Pl go your GO and get it checked out to get the prescribed combo treatment you may need. ...Read more