5 Dangerous Food-Drug Interactions

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
4. Alcohol + Prescription Stimulants
Patients should always be wary of mixing any medication with alcohol, but some interactions are more serious than others.
For instance, ingesting alcohol while taking a prescription stimulant could cause the patient to not fully realize how intoxicated they are. This is especially true when the stimulant is being abused, but it can also happen when the patient takes the drug as prescribed.