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Mankind's exposure to chemicals that alter normal biological processes is steadily increasing. When two or more such substances are taken into the body simultaneously, their interactions can alter the normal effects in unexpected and at times hazardous fashion. Effective and safe pharmacotherapy requires some familiarity with such modifications of the action of one drug by another. Since ethyl alcohol is perhaps the most common pharmacologic chemical consumed by man, this review of its interaction with other drugs fulfills an important need.
After a lucid discussion of the pharmacologic effects of ethanol the authors consider the effects of this beverage combined
Combined Effects of Alcohol and Other Drugs.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:240. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-1-240_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(1):240.
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