Drug Interactions with Alcohol

“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)

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