These medicines should never be mixed with alcohol. The combination is particularly dangerous and you will face serious health problems!
According to Consumer Reports, more than 100 drugs can cause problems when mixed with alcohol.
Combining them can have symptoms ranging from nausea to more serious complications, such as organ damage, internal bleeding, difficulty breathing and even death!
A study by the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the US found that 42% of people drinking alcohol took medication that could give worrying results. So whose drugs are absolutely forbidden to drink alcohol?
It should be noted that the risks vary according to the exact type of medicine.
1. Anxiolytic medications such as Xanax, Valium and Ativan and antidepressants like Prozac, Wellbutrin and Zoloft.
Risks include: drowsiness, dizziness, overdose risk, increased blood pressure / heart attack, difficulty in breathing, locomotor disorders, liver problems, memory problems and unusual behavior.
2. Antihistamines such as Zyrtec and Benadryl and other allergy medicines
Risks include: drowsiness, dizziness, increased risk of overdose.
3.Antibiotice. Risks include: palpitations, sudden changes in blood pressure, stomach pain, vomiting, headache, liver damage and reduced efficacy.
4. Blood pressure medications. Risks include dizziness, fainting, drowsiness, heart problems, such as arrhythmia.
5.Anticoagulante. Risks include: Internal bleeding or increased risk of blood clot formation, stroke or heart attack.
6. Anti-cholesterol medications. Risks include: liver failure, pruritus, gastrointestinal haemorrhage.
7.Anti-tussives. Risks include: Drowsiness, dizziness, increased risk of overdose.
8. Opioid analgesics. Risks include: sleepiness, dizziness, increased risk of overdose, slowing or breathing difficulties, locomotor disorders, unusual behavior, and memory problems.
9.Calmantele. Drinking alcohol can also lead to liver failure, stomach upset, palpitations, internal bleeding.
There is an increased risk for women and the elderly. Water in the body of women is less than in men, so alcohol is processed more slowly.
The bad news for women does not stop here. Recent studies have found that women who consume alcohol daily have an increased risk of developing breast cancer but also brain injuries.