Alcohol Can Triple Original Dose of Medicine, Monash University Reveals

Published: Jul 30, 2012

Always avoid alcohol while taking certain medicines because it actually triples the original dose, warn researchers. Lab experiments have demonstrated how alcohol made several drugs up to three times more available to the body, effectively tripling the original dose, said Christel Bergstrom, associate professor of pharmacology at Monash University, who led the study.

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