Published August 4th, 2015 by Stephanie
The purpose of every drug is to change the way your body works in some way. Sometimes you take them because your body is doing something it shouldn’t, like maintaining a high blood pressure or producing too much serotonin. Other times you take them because your body is acting normally but you need it to stop doing so, such as when you take painkillers to relieve a headache or when you need anesthesia for surgery or a cavity filling.
However, because drugs change your body functions, they can also change the way that other drugs act when you take them. This can make them less effective, or it can lead to a potential overdose or other dangerous situations. Here are a few of the more common interactions you should watch out for:
Even if you trust your doctor’s opinion, not every doctor knows how every drug interacts with every other drug, particularly when they are new or rarely used. No two human bodies are the same, either, and what works for someone could be deadly to another. Make sure you do the research before you start taking any kind of powerful medication.
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