4 Dangerous Holiday Food-Drug Interactions

Alex Evans, PharmD, BCGP

Alex Evans works in community pharmacy in Kihei, Hawaii. He is also a PADI assistant scuba instructor.

With the holiday season in full swing, you will want to remind your patients of these 4 hazardous holiday food and drug interactions. 

It’s the season again! The family is coming over (we’re busy filling up the anxiety medications at the pharmacy!), there is lots of great food and plenty needs to get done. The last thing on most of our patients’ minds at this time of the year is their health (other than getting those procedures in before the deductible starts over).It could be a good time, perhaps during a routine office visit, to remind patients about dangerous holiday food-drug interactions. Here are my top picks to help keep your patients safe during their holiday feasts.