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Taking Prescribed Medications

If your doctor previously prescribed you something like a cholesterol medication or sleeping pills and you’re not actually taking them, it’s better to be honest about it than to lie just to avoid an uncomfortable situation. “If you are not taking your medicine as directed, your provider may increase or add another medicine and it might not be a necessary addition,” explains Reed.

25 Things You Shouldn’t Mix With Alcohol

We've called in the experts to compile a list of the things you should never mix with alcohol, from prescription drugs to common cold medicines.