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hello. I had a cat scan with iv contrast today.

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Question: hello. I had a cat scan with iv contrast today. Would I be able to drink alcohol?
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (41 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes you can.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for choosing 'Ask a doctor' service for a query, XXXXXXX used in contrast is excreted by kidney while alcohol is metabolised by liver. So yes you can take alcohol if your liver is normal.
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Thanks!
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Brief Answer: Yes you can. Detailed Answer: Hello and thanks for choosing 'Ask a doctor' service for a query, XXXXXXX used in contrast is excreted by kidney while alcohol is metabolised by liver. So yes you can take alcohol if your liver is normal. Hope i was helpful, Thanks!