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Can heineken wreck your seizure tablets?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
6 doctors agree

In brief: Moderation

Although anti-convulsants have no direct drug interaction with alcohol, many anti-convulsants have a degree of sedation as a side effect, which will add to the sedative effect of the alcohol consumed.
Also the alcohol can increase your risk of having a seizure. If you are going to consume alcohol, do some with extreme moderation.

In brief: Moderation

Although anti-convulsants have no direct drug interaction with alcohol, many anti-convulsants have a degree of sedation as a side effect, which will add to the sedative effect of the alcohol consumed.
Also the alcohol can increase your risk of having a seizure. If you are going to consume alcohol, do some with extreme moderation.
Dr. Paul Grin
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably OK

A couple beers are fine.
A couple cases daily can indeed be an issue.

In brief: Probably OK

A couple beers are fine.
A couple cases daily can indeed be an issue.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology
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In brief: Yes.

Better asked, "can alcohol affect how my seizure meds work?" The answer is yes.
Alcohol itself can cause seizures (usually in withdrawal). It also can make your liver chew through the medicine faster. .lowering your level.

In brief: Yes.

Better asked, "can alcohol affect how my seizure meds work?" The answer is yes.
Alcohol itself can cause seizures (usually in withdrawal). It also can make your liver chew through the medicine faster. .lowering your level.
Dr. Andrew Reeves
Dr. Andrew Reeves
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