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    Can one drink alcohol while taking metoprolol with a diuretic?

can I drink alcohol while taking metoprolol with a diuretic?. The information I got with medication said not to drink alcohol while taking this med. I have been taking regular metoprolol for approx 3 years (for heart "skipping") , doctor added diuretic for mild hypertension (130-135 over 82 bp) I am 55 yo female approx 5'5" 190 lbs, in good health
Sat, 1 Dec 2018
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Hello,

Regarding your concern, I would explain that low quantities of alcohol are safe to take while Metoprolol.

But, I would recommend avoiding alcohol abuse or being drunk while on this drug.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka,
Cardiologist
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