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Weekend Sip Tip: Don't mix the Rx


If you choose to drink alcohol, have you ever wondered about how your current medications might interact with the alcohol?  It turns out that many college students don't believe or check the warning labels on their prescription bottles.  However, not doing this can result in some serious risks.  See the info-graphic below for details and be sure to check your Rx label for warnings about any sort of health complication, particularly when it comes to drinking alcohol.

Infographic: Alcohol Abuse Makes Prescription Drug Use More Likely
Courtesy of: The Internet Drug Side Effects Database