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What happens if you forget you are taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and you drink wine at dinner?

What happens if you forget you are taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and you drink wine at dinner?

Not recommended: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should not be mixed with alcohol. Although alcohol doesn't reduce the effectiveness of the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), it can reduce your energy and delay recovery and healing. Take care and avoid alcohol until you finish your medication. ...Read more

Bactrim (Definition)

Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole is a combination antibiotic that is used to treat a ...Read more


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Will my z-pack work if i drink wine?

Will my z-pack work if i drink wine?

It will: It will work but you are sick to be taking antibiotics so don't drink too much, just a suggestion. ...Read more

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Would something happen to the stitches or to my teeth if i drink wine or some alcoholic beverage?

Would something happen to the stitches or to my teeth if i drink wine or some alcoholic beverage?

No harm: Alcohol or wine would not affect stitches. However, do not use alcohol if you are taking any pain medications. ...Read more

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F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

Carpal tunnel?: Your hand numbness might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Use of a wrist/hand brace at night when you sleep may help. The generalized stiffness and joint pain needs medical evaluation including exam with doctor, imaging and blood testing. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Can i drink wine when i'm preganant?

Can i drink wine when i'm preganant?

Not advised: I would not advise any alcoholic drinks while someone is pregnant. ...Read more

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Can i drink wine if i'm having a colonoscopy?

Can i drink wine if i'm having a colonoscopy?

Follow instructions: Colon prep instructions will be given to you, just follow them carefully. Usually you are allowed to have liquids until 12 hours before doing the procedure. ...Read more

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I just drink wine, i'm not an alcoholic right?

I just drink wine, i'm not an alcoholic right?

It depends: Alcoholism is an addiction. If you drink wine, beer, or liquor in moderation and not because you have the urge that you must, that doesn't necessarily make you an alcoholic. If you drink regularly because you feel you need to, can't control your drinking, get withdrawal if you don't drink, get upset if people question you about it, or it affects your professional or personal life, then beware. ...Read more

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