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Mixing Alcohol and Antibiotics

Alcohol + Antibiotics = ? “Antibiotics” is a general term used for a class of drugs that fight infection and prevent the growth of bacteria in the body. This variety is what makes it hard to say whether drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics is safe, or hampers the effect of the antibiotic. The good news

Why Red Wine Turns Teeth Purple

The Purple People-Greeter It’s a simple problem – you’d like to drink red wine without it staining your teeth. It was funny when your Sno Cone lit up your face when you were 12, and it’s kind of sexy during Halloween, especially in the era of Twilight, but it is generally not a good look.

Effects of Mixing Alcohol with Tylenol

For better or worse, we live in a pill-popping nation. Whether it is prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medication, the pharmaceutical industry seems to have a cure for everything. And, Tylenol – in all of its many branded forms – is the choice of many for everyday aches and pains. Despite several OTC recalls this year