“Two types of alcohol – medication interactions exist:
- 1. PharmacoKinetic Interactions occur when alcohol causes an increase or decrease in the blood levels of drugs by interfering with metabolism, absorption, distribution, or elimination of the drug.
- 2. PharmacoDynamic Interactions occur when alcohol alters the effects of the medication without changing blood levels of the medication.”
Read further from eMedExpert (March 2019)