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Can You Ever Drink Grapefruit Juice While Taking Lipatore
Realistically can a few glasses of grapefruit juice per week cause negative health effects with 20mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) daily? Or do you need to drink much more?
I take 10 mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) daily and would like to begin drinking 6-8 oz tart cherry juice daily. Are there any problems with Lipitor (atorvastatin) and tart cherry juice?
None that I'm : Aware of but check with your pharmacist, to b sure. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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