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Is Your Coffee Fix Getting in the Way of Medication? — Health Check
Is Your Coffee Fix Getting in the Way of Medication? — Health Check
The average American adult drinks about three cups of coffee a day, and while many can’t imagine a morning without it, people taking certain drugs may want to think twice. Studies show that more than a dozen medications — antidepressants, estrogen, and thyroid and osteoporosis drugs, for example — can be affected by coffee, which can block absorption or enhance the effects of the drugs.