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stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver my stepmother lives with me and is in stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver. she was a heavy drinker (no longer drinking) and a prescription drug abuser. i take xanax for anxiety. she has told me that her doctor said it was okay if

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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
No, : No, it is not safe for your stepmother to take your medications, regardless of what they are. If her doctor wants her to take something, he or she will prescribe it for her.
Answered on Apr 4, 2019
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