Ask Your Doctor About Alcohol

9 / 11   Ask Your Doctor About Alcohol

Drinking alcohol responsibly is usually not a problem for people with lupus, but there are some situations in which you need to use extra caution. Alcohol can interfere with some drugs used to treat lupus, such as methotrexate — it may be less effective if you drink alcoholic beverages. If you’re taking an over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as ibuprofen or naproxen, the risk of stomach upset and internal bleeding may increase with alcohol use.

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