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alcohol and painkillers - any medics around for quick advice please

(9 Posts)
marriedinwhiteagain Mon 08-Apr-13 18:08:36

Am taking Volterol. Does anyone know if I can have a glass of wine please?

NewYearNewMia Mon 08-Apr-13 18:10:23

Yes, just take it easy.

NewYearNewMia Mon 08-Apr-13 18:11:11

Assuming that you've got no other conditions that would contraindicate drinking alcohol.

NewYearNewMia Mon 08-Apr-13 18:12:16

Voltarol (diclofenac) is an NSAID, so use carries a risk of stomach ulcers, just as it would with ibruprofen etc. If you have gastric problems already, then be extra careful.

marriedinwhiteagain Mon 08-Apr-13 18:12:26

No, none. Just a very painful back. Disc related.

marriedinwhiteagain Mon 08-Apr-13 18:13:16

Thanks for advice. I also have the tummy calming tablets which my GP said were always a good idea although I don't have a bad tummy.

kinkyfuckery Mon 08-Apr-13 18:14:08

If it's that painful, you'd best have two wine wine

NewYearNewMia Mon 08-Apr-13 22:31:45

Hope you feel better soon - sounds awful.

textfan Tue 09-Apr-13 03:45:48

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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