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From the Lab--and Nature

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It appears that interaction of alcohol and drugs is a one-sided phenomenon, i.e., alcohol inhibits drug metabolism and chronic alcoholics display increased drug metabolism, whereas drugs do not inhibit alcohol metabolism and drug addicts do not remove alcohol faster.

The precise mechanism for inhibition and enhancement of drug metabolism by alcohol, however, needs further exploration. There... Login to read more
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