Long Island Interventions

Category: Alcohol Treatment Program

  • How to Stay Clean

    How to Stay Clean

    Getting clean can be a challenge, so you understandably want to maintain your sobriety going forward. However, this is easier said than done. From daily stressors, triggers, habits, and more, there are many things that could lure you back into using. By preparing for the challenges that lie ahead now, you may be better positioned […]

  • Bactrim and Alcohol

    Bactrim and Alcohol

    Over the course of your life, you may be prescribed various antibiotics to fight different infections. Because of the common antibiotic use, you may not initially think about the possibility of a drug interaction or the effects of mixing your antibiotic with alcohol. However, many medications have a special warning label advising against mixing these […]

  • Doxycycline and Alcohol

    Doxycycline and Alcohol

    What is doxycycline? Doxycycline is classified as a tetracycline antibiotic. This drug is prescribed to patients experiencing bacterial infections. As a broad-spectrum antibiotic, doxycycline is used to treat various conditions with a reasonable success rate. This drug can be administered intravenously or through oral medication. Doxycycline is only available for patients with a prescription. It […]

  • Penicillin and Alcohol

    Penicillin and Alcohol

    Consuming alcohol can lead to side effects that aren’t always easy to manage. While everyone should be careful when consuming alcohol, the effects become even more dangerous when you combine this substance with penicillin or other antibiotics. It can be challenging to predict what these effects will be. If any medication has been prescribed to […]

  • Diverticulitis and Alcohol

    Diverticulitis and Alcohol

    Diverticulosis and diverticulitis are becoming more common. In the past, primarily elderly adults were diagnosed with one or the other. However, more adults are being diagnosed today at a younger age. As more people are experiencing the unpleasant effects of it, they are looking for answers about what to avoid. Many people wonder if they […]

  • Macrobid and Alcohol

    Macrobid and Alcohol

    A UTI, or urinary tract infection, is a common issue that causes millions of people to feel miserable every year. While it is considered a low-grade infection, seeking medical treatment at the first sign of a UTI can shorten the duration of the infection and ease the symptoms. Macrobid is one of the more common […]

  • Signs Your Liver Is Healing

    Signs Your Liver Is Healing

    Alcoholism is a disease that damages the human body in various ways. Some of the worst damage is done to the liver. Our bodies can’t absorb alcohol. It’s a toxin and needs to be filtered out of the body as much as possible to avoid the most harmful effects of consumption. The liver is extremely […]

  • Are Drunk Words Sober Thoughts?

    Are Drunk Words Sober Thoughts?

    One of the many possible consequences of getting drunk is saying things that are hurtful or humiliating. Drunk people may hurl insults at their family, friends, or romantic partner. They may crack unflattering jokes about their boss or make a pass at a colleague. Sometimes, they blurt out secrets or rant about an entire group […]

  • Fluconazole and Alcohol

    Fluconazole and Alcohol

    Any time you take a prescription drug or over-the-counter medication, you must understand how it will mix with other substances you might ingest. Alcohol use should be avoided with many medications because it can cause mild to severe side effects and other concerns. Now that you have been prescribed fluconazole, you understandably need to know […]

  • Trazodone and Alcohol: The Risks You Need to Know

    Trazodone and Alcohol: The Risks You Need to Know

    What Is Trazodone? Trazodone is a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor, so it prevents the brain from reabsorbing serotonin. It acts as an agonist that inhibits a serotonin receptor by the name of “5HT2a.” It also keeps the serotonin transporter protein from functioning in the brain. As this occurs, the trazodone prevents the serotonin from […]

  • Meloxicam and Alcohol: Is it Safe to Drink Alcohol with Meloxicam?

    Meloxicam and Alcohol: Is it Safe to Drink Alcohol with Meloxicam?

    Meloxicam, which also goes by the brand names Vivlodex and Mobic, is a relatively safe drug, but there are some side effects and risks that you should be aware of while taking it. What Is Meloxicam? Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that doctors prescribe for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Meloxicam alleviates pain and […]

  • Prozac and Alcohol: Can you drink alcohol while taking Prozac?

    Prozac and Alcohol: Can you drink alcohol while taking Prozac?

    Can you drink on Prozac? No, you shouldn’t. These two drugs don’t mix well and should never be taken together. This means no alcohol within a week of the last dose of Prozac and only if your doctor has cleared you to stop this medication. Prozac can produce unpleasant withdrawal symptoms and should never be […]

  • Flagyl and Alcohol: Is It Safe to Drink While Taking Flagyl?

    Flagyl and Alcohol: Is It Safe to Drink While Taking Flagyl?

    Flagyl is a strong antibiotic that is also known as metronidazole. You may have recently been prescribed this medication to treat conditions like a sexually transmitted infection or bacterial infections in the abdomen, skin, heart lining, bones, joints or other areas of the body. When a physician prescribes this medication, he or she generally will […]

  • The Dangers of Mixing Lexapro and Alcohol

    The Dangers of Mixing Lexapro and Alcohol

    People take Lexapro to relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. This medication can be very helpful on its own. However, when mixed with alcohol, Lexapro can quickly become dangerous. You don’t want anyone in your life to inadvertently hurt themselves. Therefore, if you believe that a loved one is at risk of […]