A 21-year-old female asked:
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i took 12.5mg of atenolol yesterday about 2pm.. it's my friends bday tonight and were all going out. am i safe to drink tonight with her?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it is OK: Atenolol and alcohol have no serious interaction. So you are safe to have one or two drinks.....No excesses!
Answered on Jun 6, 2015

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