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Can I drink alcohol when using Zyvox?

While you are using Zyvox you should avoid drinking alcoholic beverages, especially beer (including alcohol-free beer) and red wines such as Chianti, because these drinks have high levels of an amino acid known as tyramine. Drinking beverages that contain tyramine while you are taking Zyvox can raise your blood pressure to dangerous levels. 

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