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Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking amlodipine and atenolol for BP? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-Dec-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hai doctor
User:My age is 25 and my BP level is 168-110
User:So my doctor advised me to take ama
User:amlodipine and atenolol tabs
User:half after dinner
User:During medication is it safe to consume alcahol on moderate level?
User:Did these amlodipine and atenolol tabs cause any adverse reaction to the body??
Doctor:There are no known interaction between alcohol and both these medications
Doctor:However alcohol can sometimes lower blood pressure transiently
Doctor:so if you feel dizzy, drowsy, imbalanced with alcohol, you need to stop the drug.
Doctor:As such the medicines given to you is relatively well tolerated.
Doctor:If you develop headache, palpitation, dizziness, sweating, imbalance, leg swelling, you can get back to the doctor.
Doctor:These can be side effects of your medication.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:No doc.Thanks for info.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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