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Can you tell me is it dangerous to start drinking alcohol 2 hours after taking advil (ibuprofen)?

Can you tell me is it dangerous to start drinking alcohol 2 hours after taking advil (ibuprofen)?

It could be.: It depends on how much alcohol you plan to drink and how much advil (ibuprofen) you took. Alcohol can increase your risk of bleeding w/ Ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anit-inflammatory meds including aspirin. ...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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Can you take ibuprofen while drinking alcohol?

Can you take ibuprofen while drinking alcohol?

Avoid!: Ibuprofen, other non steroidal anti inflammatory medications, as well as aspirin, may lead to gastrointestinal bleed if taken with alcohol. ...Read more

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If I've been drinking alcohol tonight and had my last drink 2hours ago can I take ibuprofen?

If I've been drinking alcohol tonight and had my last drink 2hours ago can I take ibuprofen?

Yes, you can: It is generally safe to take ibuprofen and drink alcohol, however, it is recommended that you limit your alcohol quantity. ...Read more

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Is there a pill i can take to keep me from drinking alcohol?

Is there a pill i can take to keep me from drinking alcohol?

No: There is a pill you could take to discourage drinking alcohol. Antabuse (disulfiram) causes people to become sick when they drink alcohol and over time people often avoid alcohol to avoid getting sick (or they just stop taking the pill). Revia (naltrexone) may help reduce the tendency to drink excessively by blocking the opiate response that for some people is coupled with their alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Is it okay that you will first take ratiditine before drinking alcohol?

Is it okay that you will first take ratiditine before drinking alcohol?

No, but good try: Ranitidine can increase blood alcohol to dangerous levels. Best to avoid for at least a day before drinking. See http://www.Webmd.Com/drugs/drug-4091-ranitidine+hcl+oral.Aspx?Drugid=4091&drugname=ranitidine+hcl+oral. ...Read more

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Can I take period control pills after drinking alcohol?

Can I take period control pills after drinking alcohol?

BCP and ETOH: The effectiveness of birth control pills is not impacted by alcohol but the hormones in the pills can reduce the liver's ability to metabolize ethanol and this leads to higher blood alcohol levels and intensifies the effects of drinking. You should be careful when drinking and probably drink less than when you are off the pills. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a paracetamol before drinking alcohol?

Paracetamol: Not sure why that is needed unless u r trfying to lessen effects of intoxication. Not advise combination due to harmful effect on stomach & heart. ...Read more

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Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) after drinking alcohol?

Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) after drinking alcohol?

Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Alcohol: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a medication prescribed for treatment of depression. Alcohol use may increase intensity of depression. And cause liver damage. Depression can further worsen with alcohol addiction. Please see the following from food and drug administration(fda): 'patients with pre-existing liver disease who take Cymbalta (duloxetine) may have an increased risk for further liver damage.'. ...Read more

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How long after drinking alcohol does it take to thin your blood?

How long after drinking alcohol does it take to thin your blood?

Alcohol Little effec: Alcohol has very little effect on thinning of the blood. So you do not need to worry about it. If there is any such effect, it is not of any consequence. ...Read more

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Advil (Definition)

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