Despite what Mary Poppins said, a spoonful of sugar may not be the best thing to take your medication with.
What you eat and drink can affect the way medications work — and medications can also change the way your body uses certain foods. These food-drug interactions can:
Prevent a medicine from working the way it should
Cause a side effect from a medicine to get worse
Cause a new side effect
But it’s not just food — alcohol,...