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can i drink grapefruit juice and take spironolactone

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
22 years experience Family Medicine
Okay: No known interactions with grapefruit juice and your daily vitamins.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Of course: Grapefruit and its juice reacts with many prescription medication, but not vitamins . Take care.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Inhibits metabolism: Grapefruit juice may (especially with fresh-squeezed from fresh grapefruit) significantly inhibit the metabolism of Zyprexa, resulting in higher level ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yea: No problems. Grapefruit effects the cytochrome p 450 3a4 isozyme in the liver that metabolizes drugs. Lexapro (escitalopram) and Adderall xr are metab ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
It should be fine: No interaction identified with this combination.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Question unclear?: Did you mean how long before you should expect it to be working? Within an hour or two. If that doesn't answer your question please rephrase and as ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes : No interaction.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This depends on what: other medications you are taking and on the colon preparation required by the gastroenterologist. Technically it would not be considered a "clear" liq ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wissam Hoyek
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: Yes you can drink grapefruit but try no to over due it.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Grapefruit juice: Contains vitamin c which is beneficial for the complexion. Caution must be taken, however, if you take any medications as grapefruit juice can cause s ... Read More

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