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Valerian root is extracted using ethanol. Is it safe for alcoholics to use?

Posted 1 Nov 2017 by Nobby1966 3 answers

I’m 10 years into recovery from alcoholism and have discovered the valerian root extract I take has ethanol as an extraction solvent 70% v/v. Does this mean I’m consiming alcohol?

My son has been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder when he was 17. He drinks instead of meds. HELP???

Posted 17 Feb 2017 by mamabeckster 4 answers

He won't take meds, says they make him feel like he's outside of himself. He's now 25, thinks drinking is helping him, when all its doing is making him pass out and sleep. He is at work every day, college educated, but very determined not to take pills. He is also suicidal, tried ...

How can sertraline affect you if you are an alcoholic?

Posted 12 Feb 2017 by lauraevex 1 answer

My mum is (according to her GP) alcohol dependent - she can drink anywhere from 1-3 bottles of wine per night, down from 4-5 several years ago. She was diagnosed with anxiety about 15 years ago and since then has been taking increasing doses of sertraline (Zoloft) and is currently at 150mg. ...

Metronidazole - Reactions to alcohol?

Posted 5 Nov 2015 by Capt_Hook 2 answers

I am newly rosasea patient. When I picked up the rx, I was told not to drink alcohol while using this cream. Any ideas as to why? The box and information included don't say anything about alcohol use.

Discontinuing Naltrexone, any advice?

Posted 30 May 2014 by Delila 2 answers

My prescription has just run out and i've decided to discontinue treatment. I wonder if any one has any advice about how i can expect to feel? I've been taking it for a couple of years to aid abstaining from alcohol

Has anyone almost died due to esophageal varices due to severe liver damage...alcoholism?

Posted 20 Aug 2015 by sbdk 2 answers

I was put into a coma twice. The side effects of this ordeal mental, psyical etc are difficult to describe... any help?

Dr Olivier Ameisen's book about alcoholism and baclofen. How do I get it?

Posted 20 Apr 2015 by CARING RELATIVE 2 answers

He is in a clinic for detox at the moment. He wants to stay off alcohol forever when he gets sorted. He is on blood pressure medication, but nothing else. I presume when he goes off the alcohol, his heart palpatations will probably sort themselves out. He is a nervous person and drinks to calm ...

Esophageal Varices - Did they have treatments for varicose of esophagus in 1967?

Posted 10 Feb 2015 by madhatter 2467 2 answers

My mother had cirrhosis we assumed was from alcoholism, but I know she had hepatitis at least 10 yrs. prior. Her death certificate listed Varices of esophagus as cause of death. I just wonder if they had any treatments back then. She was 47.

What to do if a alcoholic that stays in car, take your help for granted?

Posted 2 Jan 2015 by Runia 2 answers

The woman [alcoholic] is staying in her car for a couple of weeks already, no money and her family doesnt want anything to do with her. I am a total stranger and couldnt give her a room to stay, but every morning she shower and have breakfast at my house and then she go back to her car for the rest ...

Alcoholism - Where can I get a AA handbook?

Posted 19 Dec 2014 by kika78 2 answers

My sister is a recovering alcoholic, 2 months so far,I want to get her the Alcoholic Anonymous Handbook.

Question about Naltrexone. Can you feel hyper if you drink diet coke when taking Naltrexone?

Posted 29 Jul 2012 by Delila 2 answers

If you are normally used to drinking it without this affect? Strange question i know, but maybe someone will know?

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