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Is it true some pain relievers shouldn't be taken if I drink?

Certain pain relievers should not be taken for hangovers. Acetaminophen (commonly known as Tylenol), for example, should not be taken to treat your hangover discomfort. Acetaminophen mixed with alcohol can damage your liver, especially if you consume three or more alcoholic beverages per day. You should also know that aspirin increases your risk of stomach bleeding and irritation when taken with alcohol.

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