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Can I drink alcohol while on a 6 day Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Do you need to drink

Although the use of alcohol with Medrol (methylprednisolone) 6 day pack is not contraindicated, it does increase your risk of possible pancreatitis, throat and stomach irritation, and additionally raise sugar loads.

In brief: Do you need to drink

Although the use of alcohol with Medrol (methylprednisolone) 6 day pack is not contraindicated, it does increase your risk of possible pancreatitis, throat and stomach irritation, and additionally raise sugar loads.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Should not

Although not contraindicated, Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack should not be taken with alcohol as it may increase your risk of pancreatitis, irritate your throat and stomach and raise your glucose levels.

In brief: Should not

Although not contraindicated, Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack should not be taken with alcohol as it may increase your risk of pancreatitis, irritate your throat and stomach and raise your glucose levels.
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Dr. Steven Cohen
Internal Medicine - Allergy

In brief: Moderation

Moderation is the answer. Steroids may cause gastric distress which may be made worse by alcohol.
Be careful.

In brief: Moderation

Moderation is the answer. Steroids may cause gastric distress which may be made worse by alcohol.
Be careful.
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