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Why can't you drink alcohol with BV medication?

Why can't you drink alcohol with BV medication?

It causes vomiting: Metronidazole and tinidazole, the most commonly used treatments for bv, cause vomiting when combined with alcohol. Sometimes, the reaction can be quite severe. ...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 drink alcohol while taking homeopathic BV capsules from vh essentials?

Can you drink alcohol while taking homeopathic BV capsules from vh essentials?

In moderation but...: Alcohol should not directly interfere with most homeopathic remedies including this one, but nothing should be eaten or drunk for 10-15 minutes before or after taking any homeopathic remedy. Of course, it is not good for anyone's health to drink much alcohol and as a 17-year old it is particularly unwise for you to drink much alcohol. ...Read more

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I have bv first dose I took of metronazole gel inserted in my vagina am i allowed to drink alcohol later because its not a pill?

I have bv first dose I took of metronazole gel inserted in my vagina am i allowed to drink alcohol later because its not a pill?

Drug interaction: With the vaginal Gel 1.3% Alcoholic
beverages and preparations containing ethanol or propylene glycol should not be consumed during and for at least 24 hours after Metronidazole vaginal gel 1.3% Some patients have experience, (abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, headaches, and flushing)due to alcohol while using the gel. I will recommended to hold for at least 24 hrs after your last dose. ...Read more

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When using canesbalance bacterial vaginosis gel, can you drink alcohol?

When using canesbalance bacterial vaginosis gel, can you drink alcohol?

Yes,you can. I: Don't see any contraindication to using this product and interaction with alcohol. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why Can't You Drink Alcohol While Taking Vandazole?

Why Can't 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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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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Is it okay to drink alcohol after taking a cold medicine?

Is it okay to drink alcohol after taking a cold medicine?

Please specify: The cold medicine so that we can answer your question. Take care. ...Read more

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What happens if you do drugs or drink alcohol while you have cancer?

What happens if you do drugs or drink alcohol while you have cancer?

Metabolism abnormal: Drugs or alcohol are processed (metabolized) by the liver.
This may change the livers ability to metabolize chemotherapy drugs. ...Read more

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What affects will I get if I drink alcohol while taking the drug duromine?

What affects will I get if I drink alcohol while taking the drug duromine?

Unwise: Duromine or Phentermine is an appetite suppressant stimulant similar to amphetamine. Alcohol may increase med side effects such as rapid or irregular heart rate, blood pressure changes. Avoid alcohol while on this med. ...Read more

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Are there any drugs on the market that reduce the desire to drink alcohol?

Family practice : Antibuse as a deterent and Klonopin (clonazepam) to help with the withdrawal symptoms. Work with your dr. Counseling is helpful in the process. ...Read more

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My sgpt is 47but I don't any drugs nor drink alcohol. Should i be worried?

My sgpt is 47but I don't any drugs nor drink alcohol. Should i be worried?

Liver: I would be worried. This is double normal and a sign of some inflammatory process. You have not included all the common causes of liver strain, which include infection, being overweight, taking certain otc medications and toxic reactions to prescription medications. ...Read more

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I recently began taking chinese medicine, zhong yao, is it okay to drink alcohol at the same time?

I recently began taking chinese medicine, zhong yao, is it okay to drink alcohol at the same time?

Yes: Herbal remedies tend to be a lot more forgiving than medications when combined with alcohol; of course moderation is to be recommended at all times. ...Read more

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I am planing to drink alcohol heavily after 52 hours, I am coughing since two days I did not take any medicines. What medicine can I buy? Thanks

I am planing to drink alcohol heavily after 52 hours, I am coughing since two days I did not take any medicines. What medicine can I buy? Thanks

Drinking When Sick: You do realize that we are really medical doctors here? Drinking alcohol when one is ill is the very definition of insanity. Don't you think? I know of no physician worth their salt that would not comment and remind you that drinking when one is ill makes the person sicker and recovery longer.

Please reconsider your plan and rest and take in good, nutritions fluids, such as water. ...Read more

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If I have been taking medicine for allergies, can I drink alcohol?

If I have been taking medicine for allergies, can I drink alcohol?

Yes and no: Ingestion of alcohol is not recommended when taking antihistamines that can produce drowsiness and slowed reaction time. This generally refers to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and others that have the caution: can cause drowsiness. Alcohol will not affect fexofenadine (allegra) or topical nasal steroids sprays (which are the most effective treatment for nasal allergies). ...Read more

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I'm currently taking minocycline for my skin. Is it bad if I drink alcohol while taking this medicine?

I'm currently taking minocycline for my skin. Is it bad if I drink alcohol while taking this medicine?

Not a good idea: Minocycline may interfere with alcohol. It is a good idea to limit your alcohol intake for the period that you are on minocycline. Check with your prescribing physician to confirm what they recommend and what to look for when alcohol and minocycline are combined. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed Rifaximin (550mg x2 a day) for suspected SIBO. Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking this medicine?

Rifaximin/ETOH: Both of these substances have potential hepatotoxicity. Taken together in moderate amounts should not be an issue. There are not serious interactions. ...Read more

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Do I have to drink alcohol, smoke or take drugs to become popular in high school? I don't want to take these, so can I become popular. Please help!

NO: What strange world do you see every day? What does "popular" mean? Avoid those who smoke. Avoid those who drink. Avoid those who use drugs. The majority of your classmates will also avoid these losers. Make friends with the normal kids. ...Read more

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Why do people take drugs and drink alcohol?

Why do people take drugs and drink alcohol?

Modulate emotions: People may start drinking and using drugs from curiosity, and then discover that they like the effects -- at least temporarily. Could be a craving for novelty, and a way to modulate painful emotion. In some, sporadic drug and alcohol use turn into full substance abuse and/or dependence -- taking over life, endangering health, and destroying relationships, work, and hope. The shift can be quick. ...Read more

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Why can't I drink alcohol when I take the drug gemfibrozil?

Why can't I drink alcohol when I take the drug gemfibrozil?

Liver, triglycerides: If you are taking gemfibrozil, it's to lower triglycerides. Alcohol increases triglycerides. In addition, both Gemfibrozil and alcohol can adversely affect the liver. ...Read more

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Can I still drink alcohol if im taking medicine to prevent combustion/seizures?

Can I still drink alcohol if im taking medicine to prevent combustion/seizures?

Only if you're Mario: People don't combust after seizures. On the other hand, mario (of super brothers fame) does! Alcohol is another matter as far as messing with seizures and antiseizure medications, so you best discuss this important matter with your physician. ...Read more

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I took a 0.5mg dosage of ativan (lorazepam) can I drink alcohol 10 hours after the drug was taken? Or will it harm me?

No guarantees: Is a small dose, however about 1/2 of the medication is still in your system so you should be careful how much you drink and definitely do not drive. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol on 72mg of concerta. I take it in the morning around 8:30am. Is it safe to drink around 6pm, as the drug has worn off by then?

Depends: The safety of your drinking can be considered separately from the Concerta use. The drug is essentially gone so there will not be any interaction. However, safety of consumption depends on several factors: local law (you are not legal in many states at 19), situation (driving or not), amount consumed. If these are not a problem, ignore the med and do what you want. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while on anti inflammatory drugs?

Not wise: You can but stomach and bleeding issues are more likely. ...Read more

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more