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Are there things I need to avoid while I am taking Akineton?

You should not drink alcohol while taking Akineton because that may increase two common side effects of the drug: drowsiness and dizziness. The medicine also can reduce your ability to sweat, which is your body's way of cooling off. Do not let yourself get overheated by staying outside during hot weather or having overly-vigorous workouts. Discuss any concerns with your healthcare provider.

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