Alamast and Alcohol, Alamast Alcohol Interaction, What is Alamast

Alamast and Alcohol speaks to Alamast alcohol interaction, what is Alamast and Alamast side effects.

Alamast generically known as pemirolast is commonly used to treat allergic itching of the eyes. It works by preventing certain types of inflammatory cells from releasing irritating substances which cause the allergic reaction.

It is best to discuss with your physician before consuming alcohol with this drug. Also tell your physician of any allergies to any other medicines, foods, dyes, preservatives or animals.

At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. Anything more than that is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.

If a person drinks only once or twice a week but drinks on the same days each week and more than two drinks this is considered as an alcohol dependency.

If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.

Some consider alcoholism as a disease while others consider it an addiction which is the result of personal choice and character fault. This school of thought blames the alcoholism on life style choices.

Personally I consider alcoholism a genetic tendency as I have seen families of alcoholics even when they live far apart. These unfortunate people are probably dependent on alcohol from the first drink.

When alcohol interacts with prescription over the counter drugs it usually results in negative health effects most especially liver damage as the main organ affected.

It is suggested that before taking this or any other drug you have a frank and honest discussion with your physician as to your drinking habits. This may be difficult as many alcoholics are in a state of denial as to their drinking habits.

I have also noticed that many alcoholics are not subject to the morning after illness that most of us suffer through when we drink too much. Severe alcoholics usually find if they feel “shakey” in the morning, a drink will make them feel more normal.

There are no reported side effects or problems in children 3 years of age or older than it does in adults.

Side Effects

Less serious side effects are cough, headache, stomach pain and cramping, pain and tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones, painful menstrual bleeding, runny or stuffed nose, tightness in chest, troubled breathing, chills, fever, sneezing or sore throat. If these occur call your physician for advice.

Serious side effects are back pain, burning in the eye, eyelid swelling, eye dryness, feel as if there is something in your eye, itching of the eye and/or redness of the eye.If these occur get emergency medical help.

This site serves as an information source only and does not dispense medical advice or any other kind of advice. If you are seeking medical advice you are advised to consult your own physician.

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