Drug interactions are when some substance negatively impact how a medication works. Medication can be affected in different ways:
- The effects of the medication may be increased
- The effects of the medication may be decreased
- Side effects can be intensified
- New side effects can appear
While we most commonly think of drug interactions as occurring when two different medications are taken, they can also happen because of food/beverage, vitamins andsupplements. According to Shiew-Mei Huang, Ph.D....