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Is it safe for my mother to drive herself to work while taking Xolair?

Until your mother knows how Xolair will affect her, she should not drive or do anything that requires alertness. This medicine causes dizziness in many people. Your mother should also avoid taking medicines that contain alcohol or drinking alcoholic beverages while taking Xolair, because alcohol can increase this side effect.

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