Can I drink while taking pain medication?

If I am taking pain medication (OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, etc.), can I drink alcohol?

asked 10 Apr '12, 12:40

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alcohol

Alcohol

Though alcohol is legal, it is a controlled substance and can cause adverse effects to your body if mixed with other substances.

opiates

Opiates

Opiates, like Oxycontin, are the most common form of painkillers prescribed in the US.

prescription-drugs

Prescription Drugs

Powerful pain medication, like Oxycontin, Percocet, and Vicodin, are available by prescription only.

painkillers

Painkillers

Painkillers is a colloquialism for prescribed pain medication.


One drink on Oxy is like four drinks without Oxy... They are not meant to be mixed.

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answered 10 Apr '12, 14:16

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