«Are you taking any other medicines?» Probably everyone who has been prescribed a medicine by the doctor will have been asked this question. The reason for this lies in the possible interactions that can occur between certain medicines. In these cases, the different active ingredients may compromise each other in their mechanism of action and, in extreme cases, may even have life-threatening consequences. But what many people do not know is that common foodstuffs can also result in adverse effects.
You should therefore make absolutely sure you avoid the following combinations:
As a basic principle, if a medicine does not explicitly have to be taken during a meal, there should be an interval of one hour between taking a tablet and partaking of a meal. During this interval, you should also avoid the consumption of beverages containing caffeine or sugar, as well as milk.
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