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Can people with anemia drink alcohol?

Can people with anemia drink alcohol?

Provided you are. ..: Pursuing diagnosis and corrective measures for your anemia, alcohol consumption in moderation is unlikely to be a concern. Those who imbibe in excess, however, often have poor nutrition that can influence rbc production. The occasional adult beverage is likely to be just fine, but you should confirm this advice with your physician, who should be knowledgable about the cause and rx of your anemia. ...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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I'm feeling faint and have some symptoms of anemia I work out fequently my diet is not great and I drink alcohol everyday. Could these be a factor

I'm feeling faint and have some symptoms of anemia I work out fequently my diet is not great and I drink alcohol everyday. Could these be a factor

Alcohol and anemia: Drinking alcohol everyday could irritate your stomach and lead to small amount of blood loss without you being aware. Have your doctor check out your iron count and complete blood count to see if you are iron deficient. Consider decreasing the alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Slightly yellow eye balls, especially mornings. Skin normal color doesn't drink alcohol. Prior history of borderline anemia. Green eyes. What can it be?

Slightly yellow eye balls, especially mornings. Skin normal color doesn't drink alcohol. Prior history of borderline anemia. Green eyes. What can it be?

Insufficient info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion from the available information. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation, especially in the yellow color of the eyeballs is recent. Hemolytic anemia causing mild jaundice is one possibility. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol if I have a folic acid deficiency anemia and have problems blacking out in the past with out alcohol consumption?

Can I drink alcohol if I have a folic acid deficiency anemia and have problems blacking out in the past with out alcohol consumption?

Nope: Clearly you have a serious problem with alcohol use disorder. Do your best to not use alcohol at all. Your anemia is one result of this problem, but in itself is not the main reason to continue to avoid alcohol. Avoidance will still be necessary if and when the anemia is gone. Continue to discuss with your doctor. Don't look to this or other forums for justirfications for coninuted drinking. ...Read more

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Should you stop drinking alcohol if you have macrocytic anemia (increased mcv)?

Should you stop drinking alcohol if you have macrocytic anemia (increased mcv)?

See below: Excessive alcohol intake can cause liver disease which can cause macrocytic anemia. Also people people who drink lots of alcohol could have nutrient and vitamin deficiencies such as vitamin b 12 and folic acid, and deficiencies from these can also cause macrocytic anemia. It's okay to have a drink now and then though. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol while on fluvoxamine?

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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What happens if I drink alcohol whilst taking propranolol?

What happens if I drink alcohol whilst taking propranolol?

Recommend not: Alcohol use could result in the increased blood level of propranolol. Concurrent use is not recommended. ...Read more

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What happens if u drink alcohol on cefadroxil?

Generally no problem: Small or even moderate amounts of alcohol should have minimal effect on Cefadroxil - a first generation cephalosporin. ...Read more

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What happens if I drink alcohol before a blood test?

Bad idea: It would depend on the tests to be conducted. Some tests are affected by food and alcohol. Please discuss the matter with the doctor ordering the tests. ...Read more

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What happens when you drink alcohol with acetaminophen?

What happens when you drink alcohol with acetaminophen?

Acetaminophen+Alcoho: Taking Acetaminophen and drinking alcoholic beverages increases the liver toxicity of both products. It is therefore unadvisable to take Acetaminophen along with drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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What happens if I drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

What happens if I drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

Don't get drunk!: There's no mention of food or alcohol interaction w/amoxicillin at http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/amoxicillin. Html. You can find more info at http://www. Drugs. Com/amoxicillin. Html. In general, whether taking medication or not, we don't recommend drinking to excess. Don't forget to finish your medication as directed. In other words, don't save any for your next infection! ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol daily before smart lipo?

What happens if you drink alcohol daily before smart lipo?

Bleeding: Probably the biggest risk involved would be bleeding, as daily alcohol interferes with your ability to clot your blood properly. You could also have increased risk of infection and increased effects of the medications you are given (because your liver may not function properly). Be sure to let your surgeon know if you are a regular/frequent drinker. ...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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What happens when you drink alcohol if you have raynauds disease?

What happens when you drink alcohol if you have raynauds disease?

Don't know: Most patients don't say that it hleps. I don't recommend it as there re better treatments, but since alcohol is a vasodilator it might help a little. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take metformin or trilipix and drink alcohol?

Alcohol: Alcohol is not necessarily a poison but as always - too much of a good thing is no good for you! Just be very careful! ...Read more

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What's going to happen if I drink alcohol while on cefzil (cefprozil)?

What's going to happen if I drink alcohol while on cefzil (cefprozil)?

Drink how much and: On Cefzil (cefprozil) for what infection?? There are no specific interactions between cephalosporins (the class of penicillin-like antibiotics that includes Cefzil (cefprozil)), and having one or two social drinks on occasion will not likely cause harm. However, large amounts of regular drinking depress the immune system and make it harder for the body to fight infections, and also may cause higher risk of infection. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take Benalyn cough syrup and drink alcohol? What can happen?

Is it bad to take Benalyn cough syrup and drink alcohol? What can happen?

Unwise: Benalyn which contains dextromethorphan, mixed with alcohol can cause increased nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and difficulty concentrating. See also: http://pubs. Niaaa. Nih. Gov/publications/Medicine/medicine. Htm Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What will happen if I drink alcohol while taking allegra (fexofenadine) d?

What will happen if I drink alcohol while taking allegra (fexofenadine) d?

Effects of alcohol: Normally antihistamine causes drowsiness which would be increased with alcohol. Allegra (fexofenadine) does not cause drowsiness, but the alcohol will still have all of its inherent effects. Always take care when consuming alcoholic beverages. ...Read more

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What can happen if you drink alcohol 10 hours after.50 mg of ativan (lorazepam)? Stop breathing?

What can happen if you drink alcohol 10 hours after.50 mg of ativan (lorazepam)? Stop breathing?

Dangerous: Drinking alcohol while taking Ativan (lorazepam) may increase your risk of certain Ativan (lorazepam) side effects, such as:
drowsiness
dizziness
problems with coordination
unusual behavior
memory problems.
It may also slow both the heart and breathing, which can cause you to pass out, have difficulty breathing, or even lead to death. ...Read more

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Please explain what happens if you drink alcohol while taking viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride)?

Problems: Avoid alcohol when using Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) or other SSRI’s as it can lead to decreased ability to concentrate, sedation, dizziness & may negatively impact judgment / cognition. ...Read more

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Hi I was wondering my GGT LEVEL is 64U/L which is very high but I don't drink alcohol or take drugs what causes the elevation? Hep test negative

Hi I was wondering my GGT LEVEL is 64U/L which is very high but I don't drink alcohol or take drugs what causes the elevation? Hep test negative

May just be you: That's high for the lab, I trust? About one person in 1000 always runs a way-high GGT. It's genetic. These folks get accused of being drunks. You're not. Sorry there was a misunderstanding. If everything else is okay, forget it. ...Read more

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What will happen if you drink alcohol after gallbladder surgery? I have a party coming up and after reading from others I am really scared what happen

What will happen if you drink alcohol after gallbladder surgery? I have a party coming up and after reading from others I am really scared what happen

Depends: How long ago was the surgery? Alcohol drinking in moderation may be alright if you have had several days to heal first. Do not combine alcohol and pain medications. Also be sure that you are eating alright after surgery first. ...Read more

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For the past year, sometimes I have been getting pain in my rib cage both sides which radiates to my back. With drinking less, I notice it happens more after I drink alcohol.

For the past year, sometimes I have been getting pain in my rib cage both sides which radiates to my back. With drinking less, I notice it happens more after I drink alcohol.

Could be many things: But if it is getting worse after drinking, I would be concerned that it might be pancreatitis. Anything in what is called the "retroperitoneum" - very posterior organs like the pancreas, a short part of the duodenum, the kidneys - may radiate to the back. I would see your health care provider for a full evaluation, including blood work and possibly imaging of the pancreas. Stop alcohol! ...Read more

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What happens if I drink alcohol whilst taking fluoxetine?

Not advisable: You have to be careful since antidepressants can increase blood alcohol level and potentially increase your risk of intoxication even when you believe that you were not drinking much. ...Read more

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What happens if I drink alcohol while taking azithromycin?

What happens if I drink alcohol while taking azithromycin?

You get drunk: You can drink alcohol when on zithromax but do it in moderation. If you have a significant infection I would advise abstaining until it has resolved. ...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 happens if you drink alcohol after donating plasma?

What happens if you drink alcohol after donating plasma?

You are: Much more likely to have a smaller amount of alcohol effect you more and also can become dehydrate much easier as alcohol acts as a diuretic. ...Read more

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Hi. What happens if I drink alcohol while I'm on flouxetne?

More depression: How much drinking are we talking about. If you consume alcohol regularly, particularly in amounts over 2 standard drinks/day, it may contribute to your depression. It also can cause the fluoxetine to be metabolized more quickly. If your prescriber doesn't know about your drinking, he or she needs to know! ...Read more

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If I drink alcohol with mono what will happen?

If I drink alcohol with mono what will happen?

Hard to say: Mono often causes liver inflammation and that is where the toxins in alcohol must be broken down. If you drink while the liver is already compromised, you increase the chance of liver injury. Light drinking might not stir up a big problem, but keeping that in mind could help you avoid some harsh consequences. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more