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I am undergoing a cardiac catherization in a couple of weeks. Is it ok for me to consume alcohol?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Limited
One serving of alcohol per day until one week prior to the catheterization and then none, since it may interact with sedation and bleeding.

In brief: Limited
One serving of alcohol per day until one week prior to the catheterization and then none, since it may interact with sedation and bleeding.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: If no other problems
Assuming no other reasons not to , the cath is not a reason to stop alcohol.

In brief: If no other problems
Assuming no other reasons not to , the cath is not a reason to stop alcohol.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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