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A 18-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to eat 1/2 a grapefruit in the morning while taking my daily dose of cymbalta (duloxetine) at night?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
No!: It's quite risky and very foolish. The problem is that it drastically increases the risks of bad side effects and extends the time the drug remains in you up to 9X! So you in effect get an overdose. It's serious - don't. Read this to help you understand. http://www.livestrong.com/article/482204-can-i-eat-grapefruit-while-taking-cymbalta/

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Last updated Feb 3, 2019

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