Can I drink alcohol while taking Symlin?

You should not drink alcohol while taking Symlin without first talking it over with your doctor. One reason why you shouldn’t drink alcohol is that Symlin may increase your risk of getting severe low blood sugar caused by insulin and drinking alcohol may increase your risk of having low blood sugar. Another reason not to drink alcohol when taking Symlin is that this medicine can make you feel dizzy and alcohol can make this side effect worse. Talk with your doctor about the safe use of alcoholic beverages while you are taking Symlin.

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