Zantac and Alcohol Don't Mix
- Researchers report that subjects who took a common antacid and consumed
alcohol in a simulated social drinking situation had a 38% higher blood alcohol
level than would be expected from drinking.
- The researchers note those who take this antacid and drink moderately
should know they are impaired more than they may realize and should not
- Observers note moderate drinkers probably should not be driving anyway.
Also, newer antacid options mean fewer patients take the antacid that was used
in the study.
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