Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol With Medicines
Source: NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
NIAAA's 11-pg pamphlet lists commonly used medicines (both prescription and OTC) that can cause harm when taken with alcohol. It describes how alcohol mixed w/ medicines can cause adverse reactions such as internal bleeding and heart problems as well as make a medication less effective. Includes sections on how alcohol affects women and older people.