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Some Foods and Beverages Can Interfere With Medications

It is important to inform all your health care providers about all the medications, including OTC medicines, dietary supplements and herbs; some combinations can be dangerous. People taking multiple medications, particularly older patients, should consult their doctor regarding dietary supplements, or drinking alcohol. Before taking any medication, you should read the label carefully, including the packet insert and ask the prescribing doctor or your pharmacist regarding how you must take the medication as well as foods  and beverages consumption.

form the prescribing  doctor about any side effects before you stop taking any medicines; the doctor may have helpful tips, such as eating a light snack with your pills; or prescribing doctor may switch to a new medicine.

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