Eraxis and Alcohol
Eraxis generic name anidulafungin belongs to the family of antifungal antibiotics which helps your body fight infection caused by a fungus especially candida (yeast) infections in the blood, stomach or esophagus and is given as an injection. It may also be used for other purposes.
It is suggested that you discuss with your physician your consumption of alcohol.
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.
Eraxis should not be used if you are pregnant as birth defects in the baby could occur.
Before starting this drug advise your physician if you are allergic to this drug, have liver disease or using other nonprescription or prescription drugs.
Less serious side effects are hot flashes, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or headache. If these occur call your physician for advice.
Serious side effects are light headed, faint, confusion, weakness, dry mouth or muscle tenderness. 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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