Food and Medication Combinations to Avoid

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Food and Medication Combinations to Avoid

Last updated: Monday, March 18, 2019 | 3 min reading time

Food and medication combinations

Did you know that when the medicine you take interacts with foods and beverages you ingest, you could experience nasty side effects?

Common side effects of mixing certain foods and medications include:

Go to the nearest Urgent Care Centre (UCC) if:

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