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Can you drink alcohol while taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) for genital herpes?

Can you drink alcohol while taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) for genital herpes?

Not wise,,,: Although there's no noted contraindication to doing this, it's generally not a good idea to drink alcohol with any drug, especially large amounts of alcohol that can affect the metabolism and concentration of that drug, and increase side effects. Having said that, it's unlikely that a glass of wine or small amount of alcohol would be significant, unless it is a major contraindication for the drug ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Valacyclovir (Definition)

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Can you consume alcohol while taking femaprin?

Can you consume alcohol while taking femaprin?

Can you check the : Spelling on femaprin or is there another name for it. If so - please provide info with re-ask. ...Read more

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Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide?

Should not: Flecainide is used for heart rhythm disturbances, many of which can be caused by alcohol. Alcohol, especially when taken regularly in even moderate doses (2-3 drinks/day) can actually damage the heart muscle in predisposed people. It also has numerous drug interactions, and can lower therapeutic levels of many drugs. You need to talk with your doctor about your alcohol use. ...Read more

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Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide meds?

Can someone consume alcohol while taking flecainide meds?

No: Why do I always think anybody who is asking "can i drink" is generally somebody who is drinking too much? Flecainide is prescribed for cardiac arrhythmias, and alcohol can itself cause cardiac arrhythmias, or worsen pre-existing ones, as well as interacting with the many medications used to treat it. Does your prescribing doc know you drink, and you should discuss it with him/her. ...Read more

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What is endocort used for exactly? And is it okay if i consume alcohol while taking it?

What is endocort used for exactly? And is it okay if i consume alcohol while taking it?

Steroid for Crohns: It is a corticosteroid med prescribed and used for crohns disease yes you can drink alcohol only in moderation. ...Read more

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Can i consume alcohol while taking diltiazem?

Can i consume alcohol while taking diltiazem?

Alcohol & meds/drugs: It is strongly recommended that you not drink alcohol with adizem (diltiazem, a calcium-channel blocker). Alcohol affects how fast the medication is released from the capsule, according the prescribing information. Given that you are taking this for cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure or heart health reasons), it would make sense not to put yourself in danger because you consumed alcohol. ...Read more

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Can i consume alcohol while taking valaciclovir for cold sores?

Cold sore : Alcohol will often reduce the effectiveness of medications and can interact with some medications to cause negative effects and compound the side effects. Therefore , avoid alcohol while taking your medication to be safe. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Valtrex (Definition)

Valtrex is a herpes viruses agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more