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Is it safe for my uncle to drink beer if he's taking warfarin?

Your uncle should not drink beer or any other alcoholic beverages while taking warfarin. Alcohol can change the way his body responds to this medicine, and affects the dose of warfarin that he should be taking. Your uncle should talk with his doctor if he regularly drinks beer. His doctor may decide that this medicine isn't right for him.

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