Alcohol does not directly affect the action of most antibiotics. There are exceptions, and you should consult a pharmacist or read the materials that come with the prescription.
That said, drinking alcohol has a depressant effect on bodily functions including, to some degree, the immune system. It can also affect the body's ability to regulate its temperature. Finally, alcohol is a diuretic (causes the body to excrete fluids) and too much can lead to dehydration at a time when the body is in need of even more liquids than usual.
In short, a little booze is OK, but staying drunk until you are over your cold doesn't cut it when it comes fighting off and recovering from an illness.
No, taking alcohol is not likely to abate the effects of magic mushrooms. Usually, the psychedelic effects overwhelm the depressant effects of alcohol, which are typically less noticeable than when not tripping. The psychedelic effects may be perceived to be reduced slightly, but alcohol would not stop the trip and return one to a normal mental state.
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I believe it makes the antibiotic not work as well. Editd by johnv714 to improve answer: According to James Steckelberg, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, the effects of combining antibiotics and alcohol can vary, depending on the specific antibiotic. Alcohol doesn't noticeably diminish the effectiveness of some antibiotics. However, antibiotics and alcohol can cause similar side effects, such as stomach upset, dizziness and drowsiness. When you combine antibiotics and alcohol, these side effects may increase. A few antibiotics - such as metronidazole (Flagyl), tinidazole (Tindamax) and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) - should not be mixed with alcohol because this may result in a more severe reaction. Drinking any amount of alcohol with these medications can result in side effects such as flushing, headache, nausea and vomiting, and rapid heart rate. Keep in mind that some cold medicines and mouthwashes also contain alcohol. So check the label and avoid such products while taking these antibiotics.
Dizziness, headaches, tiredness and vomiting can be possible effects of abusing alcohol.
No. It simply makes the person more alert but only time can reduce the effects of alcohol on the body. Simple solution: dont get drunk.
because the stomach has special acids that enough power to digest food in 2-5 hours. That sort of thing can especilly stop alcohol
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Narcotics, barbiturates and tranquilizers, all depressants, have similar effects. For that reason, they should never be taken with alcohol. The combined effects can be fatal.
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