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Does Grapefruit Juice Affect Thyroid Medication
Does squirt soda contain enough grapefruit juice to interact with medications like viagra (sildenafil)?
Not in the: Amounts normal humans can consume.Get a more detailed answer ›
Check with pharmacis: There are many medications that should not be taken with grapefruit juice, please speak with your pharmacist about specific ones. ...Read more
Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) vs Grapefruit Juice. The juice has some implications for medications. Does GSE have the same implications?
No, however...: Good question. The chemicals in grapefruit juice that interact with medications include naringin, bergamottin and dihydroxybergamottin. These are not found in significant amounts in Grapefruit seed extract (GSE). While pure GSE is a safe antimicrobial, I would be cautious about internal use as many products are adulterated- see http://tinyurl.com/zxcodbt See my comment for further advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg. Is it safe to drink grapefruit juice with this medication?
I understand that you aren't supposed to take grapefruit juice with medication but what about grapefruit seed? It's in one of my UTI medications and i wanted to know if i can take klonopin (clonazepam) with that..
Grapefruit/ juice: may interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine,Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more
Ok, what's the truth about trazadone and citrus? I can't have orange or grapefruit juice ever again?
Interaction: Grapefruit and grapefruit juice inhibits an enzyme in the liver that is responsible for breaking down certain medications, so combining them leads to an increase in the level of that medicine in the blood with potentially grave consequences. So better discuss the issue with your doctor, dosage may be worked out in special circumstances. ...Read more