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Prescription Drug Combinations to Avoid

It's pretty common to take multiple pills. Nearly as common are adverse drug-combo reactions like drowsiness and stomach problems. Check out drug compatibility before ingesting via your doctor or a reputable Web site such as Here are some misguided mixtures that women frequently make.

Antibiotics and Birth Control Pills
Although only one antibiotic (Rifampin) is proven to interfere with the effectiveness of the Pill, doctors still suggest using a backup contraceptive while on any antibiotic.

Antihistamines and Sleeping Pills
The combo keeps you sedated for too long and groggy the next day.

Vicodin and Tylenol
Both meds contain acetaminophen, putting you at risk for a potentially dangerous overdose.

Aspirin and Ibuprofen
When taken together, they raise the risk of gastrointestinal problems.

Certain Antidepressants and Migraine Meds
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants, such as Prozac and Paxil, are a bad mix with migraine meds like Imitrix and Zomig. The combo can lead to anxiety and muscle tremors.
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