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Can I drink alcohol 50 hours after taking tinidazole 2g single dose ? Likely to get side effects ?

Can I drink alcohol 50 hours after taking tinidazole 2g single dose ? Likely to get side effects ?

Alcohol+Tinidazole: I would wait at least 72 hours, 84 hours would be better to be on the safe side after the last dose of Tinidazole before consuming alcohol or any product containing alcohol (cough medicines, mouthwash, etc) ...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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Took a single four tablet dose of tinidazole yesterday morning. Still taste metallic in mouth. How long till taste goes away? When can I drink alcohol

Took a single four tablet dose of tinidazole yesterday morning. Still taste metallic in mouth. How long till taste goes away? When can I drink alcohol

Don't understand ?: What does a metallic taste in your mouth have to do with drinking alcohol? Dysgeusia, the official name for a funny taste in the mouth, can persist for several days, and sometimes weeks. You are being treated for a fungal infection, and the more important issue is drinking while trying to combat an infection, and why when you can drink is so important to you? Might you have a problem? ...Read more

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Took single dose of 2g tinidazole for giardiasis 28 hours ago. Is it ok to drink alcohol now ? After what time period is it safe to drink ?

Took single dose of 2g tinidazole for giardiasis 28 hours ago. Is it ok to drink alcohol now ? After what time period is it safe  to drink ?

Alcohol Interaction: Tinidazole stays in your body for at least 72 hours so I would not consume any product that contains alcohol for at least 72 hours (84 hours to be on the safe side). The reaction between these two drugs is known as the Antabuse (disulfiram) effect. If you have experienced it, you know what I mean. If you have not experienced it, you really don't want to go there. Just wait a few more days for that drink. ...Read more

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Why Cant You Drink Alcohol While Taking Vandazole?

Why Cant You Drink Alcohol While Taking Vandazole?

Vandazole: There is the potential for an interaction that will cause nausea and vomiting. It is a very unpleasant explosive vomiting. You also can turn red all over. It is the same type of reaction that occurs with Ant-abuse a medication given to help alcoholics not drink. ...Read more

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I'm on adderal, ciprilex, and clonodine, can I drink alcohol? I've been told i cant.

I'm on adderal, ciprilex, and clonodine, can I drink alcohol? I've been told i cant.

No, you can'r.: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) increases the impairing effects of alcohol. Individuals become irritable and mood changes occur frequently. Always ask your doctor about medication interactions. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking L-tyrosine?

Can you drink alcohol while taking L-tyrosine?

I do every thanksgiv: L tyrosine is a normal amino acid found in meat. There is no more interaction between it an alcohol than meat and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Can you drink alcohol while taking penicillin?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking decongestants?

Can you drink alcohol while taking decongestants?

Etoh & decongestant: Greetings. You can in moderation drink alcohol and take decongestants. Saline nasal wash is a great natural decongestant. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking propranolol 20mg?

Careful: There are some described interactions, with an increased risk of hypotension or bradycardia (symptomatic low HR or BP), although 20 mg is a pretty low dose for propranolol. ...Read more

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Are z-paks dangerous? And can I drink alcohol while taking?

Are z-paks dangerous? And can I drink alcohol while taking?

?: No medicine is 100% safe. In fact, tylenol (acetaminophen) is probably in the top 3 medicines causing severe health problems and hospitalizations. Z-paks are used for specific types of infection. An infection is far more dangerous than a Z-pak. So you use it when needed. You should not drink alcohol when taking any antibiotic, including a z-pak. ...Read more

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Should i be fine to drink alcohol while taking st john's wort?

Should i be fine to drink alcohol while taking st john's wort?

Not recommended: Using st. John's wort together with alcohol can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol. Don't risk hurting yourself, or others. Good health! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking antybioticks?

Is it possible for you to drink alcohol while taking antybioticks?

Don't know, but...: Since there are no double-blind, randomized control trials to answer this question, can't tell you for sure. However, the question that I have is - since antibiotics are usually given only for a few days, if you don't feel like you can safely refrain from drinking alcohol for even that period, might you be struggling with an alcohol problem. Please discuss this with your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking tamiflures?

Can you drink alcohol while taking tamiflures?

Not Advised: It is not advised to drink alcohol when you are ill regardless if you are on medication or not. That then gets much more specific in that you are not to drink alcohol when on medication for an acute illness such as the flu. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while taking nyquil?

Can I drink alcohol while taking nyquil?

Not a good idea: Nyquil itself contains about 20% alcohol, but more importantly excessive alcohol is bad for the immune system, and itself makes many cold symptoms (particularly nasal stuffiness) worse. Adding additional alcohol to nyquil increases the chance of intoxication, which aside from being illegal at your age, is dangerous, particularly behind the wheel of a car or anything similar. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking difucan?

It is always prudent: Not to drink while you are on medication. However , i did not find any interaction between alcohol and difulan. Unfortunately it seems you can drink. ...Read more