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What happens if you drink hard alcohol while taking asacol (mesalamine) and iron supplements?
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Dr. Sergio Vaisman
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In brief: Drug interactions
Alcohol is a drug.
In small amounts it has a sedative effect and can raise the level of HDL ( good cholesterol)....Larger doses and chronic use has toxic effect on liver , brain , increases accidents, etc. . At any dose it can irritate the gastric lining... Asacol has NSAID - gastric irritant -- iron causes constipation distends the gut--- with all three you're asking for trouble....

In brief: Drug interactions
Alcohol is a drug.
In small amounts it has a sedative effect and can raise the level of HDL ( good cholesterol)....Larger doses and chronic use has toxic effect on liver , brain , increases accidents, etc. . At any dose it can irritate the gastric lining... Asacol has NSAID - gastric irritant -- iron causes constipation distends the gut--- with all three you're asking for trouble....
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