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Can you ever drink grapefruit juice while taking lipatore?

Can you ever drink grapefruit juice while taking lipatore?

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 which (more than one choice) statins are safe to take if you want to continue to drink grapefruit juice. ...Read more

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Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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Will there be any negative consequences of drinking grapefruit juice on lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Will there be any negative consequences of drinking grapefruit juice on lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Possibly: Grapefruit juice can interfere with Lipitor (atorvastatin) breakdown thereby increasing the concentration and potency of Lipitor (atorvastatin) which can have negative consequences. ...Read more

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Can you drink grapefruit juice while taking klonopin (clonazepam).. I do not do it often..

Can you drink grapefruit juice while taking klonopin (clonazepam).. I do not do it often..

Klonopin (clonazepam) effects: I commend you for your desire for Good Health by seeking information. As per American Heart Association Grape Juice is a good source of vitamin C, Potassium and Dietary fiber. As per Harvard Health Publications, Klonopin (clonazepam) has little or no interaction with grapefruit juice. Enjoy! Klonopin (clonazepam) is a medication for Anxiety. See Psychiatrist for follow up and Therapy. Do Breathing Relaxation, Yoga, ...Read more

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Can you drink grapefruit juice with taking crestor (rosuvastatin)?

Can you drink grapefruit juice with taking crestor (rosuvastatin)?

Yes you can: Statin (short for a class cholesterol drug with generic/medical name ending with statin such as Atorvastatin (lipitor) or Simvastatin (zocor) or Rosuvastatin (crestor). Zocor (simvastatin) has significant interaction with grapefruit/juice but fortunately Crestor should be fine. So, drink on. Eat well, exercise regularly, and follow-up wit doc for periodic lab testing/monitoring. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am taking atorvastatin. Can I eat a small amount of grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice?

No: it can cause side effects unto 3 days for Atorvastatin, Lovastatin, and Simvastatin. if u want to take Gf or juice, change statin to Rosuvstatin, fluvastatin or pravastatin. these do not inter act with GF ...Read more

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What is my risk if taking 10mg of atorvastatin and then eating half a grapefruit or drinking 6 oz of grapefruit juice 8 hours later?

Should not mix: Grapefruit and statins are not a good combination. The same hold true with Seville oranges (used in orange marmalade) and tangelos. Statins can have severe side effects- so rather than take a chance switch to oranges (not seville) or other fruits. See FDA info below. http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm292276.htm ...Read more

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Is grapefruit juice good to drink for the complexion?

Is grapefruit juice good to drink for the complexion?

Yes: Citrus in general is good for you - vitamin c is a wonderful vitamin and our diets are low in it. C helps with collagen formation which is the foundation for our skin - fights wrinkles. It also contains lycopenes which are wonderful anti-oxidants for the skin and the rest of the body. Our bodies are too acidotic from too much animal protein and c helps alkalinize to rebuild tissues and bones. ...Read more

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Lipitor (Definition)

Atorvastatin is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more