It's a cliche, calling the doctor and being told to take a pain reliever, and call in the morning. But what if you've already taken some? What if you have been drinking? What if you have a disease or underlying condition that would be impacted by a particular medication? Clearly, this simple directive may have far reaching consequences. Here is a short article from the Self.com site which looks at one such problem. If there is interest, I will publish another posting with more about pain relievers, cautions and advice.