Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Can I drink beet juice with blood pressure medicine

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Medications & GF : Amlodipine when taken with grape fruit juice will raise the level of med in the blood. The GF juice decreases the efficacy of the Enzyme which detox ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Drugs.com does not: recognize lemongrass tea as an entity to determine its interaction with benicar or nifedipine. Moderation please if you choose to drink it.
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Maybe: Actually drinking as little as a half-cup of green or oolong tea daily may lower the risk of high blood pressure. The polyphenols in this type of tea ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Druz
40 years experience Cardiology
Reds and greens!: Nitrates in beets are beneficial to relaxation of blood vessels. Combine beets with a little bit of ginger and honey for a delicious drink, ! used he ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
No but: If u are taking any medications such as Cardizem it can interact with grapefruit juice.Please check with your md!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Ginger: Although Ginger does interact with many medications, particularly those related to blood clotting, it does not react with metoprolol. You should alway ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
Not that I've heard: I have never heard of this interaction.
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Never tested: The combination that you mentioned is never tested. But i would say don't take grape fruit juice with above meds.
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Probably but: Usually don't have patients fast for BP check. That usually means that doctor is planning fasting labs in which case stick with water.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is full of sugar. Why do you think it tastes so good?
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Beet juice may seem to help if you take your blood pressure medication with beet juice. If you take beet juice alone, there's no evidence it will be f ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randee Lipman
37 years experience Cardiology
Lemon juice: No it does not interfere with medication like grapefruit juice does.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
High blood pressure: In general one should moderate their intake of beer and coffee if they are hypertensive. A cup of coffee daily and a beer once or twice a week for mos ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, it shouldn't affect blood pressure.
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, but not togethr: Your antihypertensive med should not be impacted by mom, but might have absorption problem if take both together--separate by at least 1 hr.
1
1 thank
A male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See below: It is true that "some" studies have shown an increased risk of forming kidney stones with grapefruit juice though exact mechanism unclear. ??related t ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes : No interaction.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It interacts with amlodipine and angiotensin receptor antagonists to produce excessive coronary vasodilation. Caution, will robinson!
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: I just answered same question. Grapefruit contains a chemical that inhibits the usual metabolism of Plendil (felodipine) through the liver making it a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience Cardiology
Check with MD: Check with your healthcare provider before taking apple cider vinegar with any diuretics, as this may cause a decrease in blood potassium levels. Cau ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Of course: Acai berry supplements are all about marketing, without any real science. Health doesn't come out of a pill bottle. Why not spend the money on a pair ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No they're not: Hi. And don't forget, taking your blood pressure medicines and keeping your blood pressure controlled is GOOD for people with high blood pressure!
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month