Recognize the risks and benefits of prescription medications.
Do not mix prescription medications together or combine them with alcohol. This can have serious, even potentially fatal effects.
Read You Need to Know about Prescription Drug Abuse (pdf).
A drug-alcohol interaction means that alcohol either adds to, or exacerbates the effects of the drugs, or diminishes the effects of the drug. Both can be extremely dangerous.
Find out more about how alcohol interacts with prescription medications.
Interactions can differ depending on the type of prescription drug.
Learn more about Commonly Abused Drugs.
The following partners have collaborated
to provide you with this information on how to
safely use prescription medications:
The UHC Fontaine Center
UHC Health Promotion Department
UGA College of Pharmacy