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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: In moderation. However it may interact with certain medications like Statins hence should be avoided while on such medications
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Nutritional value +: grapefruit has nutritional value. However because of its metabolic effects it can interact with medications often increasing the potency of the medic ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Hyzaar grapefruit: No sure what you mean by issue? Grapefruit can change the metabolism of some meds. Changes how liver clears meds. I would go to Drugs.com and look t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Grapefruit juice: With food seems to be better due to the acidic nature of the juice.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Grapefruit: Best to drink with food or after. Avoid overdrinking and overeating. Don't want reflux of the acid.
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Grapefruit Juice: Grapefruit juice blocks special enzymes in the wall of the small intestine that actually destroys many medications and prevents their absorption into ... Read More
A male asked:
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Grapefruit juice can ^ blood levels of vardenafil.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No known interaction: Grape fruit juice does affect the liver enzymes which can alter drug metabolism. But Arimidex (anastrozole) is not one of these drugs so affected by l ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
No: It is not recommended to drink grapefruit juice if you're on lipitor, (atorvastatin) you can try other statins instead. Your physician will know whic ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
No: There is no interaction between the two.

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