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Effect Of Grapefruit Juice On Paracetamol
NO: Lemon juice does no harm but it may not be doing any good either. Why do you use it to begin with? ...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
Probably not: If you aren't drinking more than a bottle a day and aren't taking any medicines that would be affected by the beer drinking and don't have a health condition that would make you need to avoid alcohol, then it is probably not a worry to drink a beer a day. In that case, the biggest potential risk to you might be some weight gain. A beer a day could give you some unnecessary calories. ...Read more
None.: Green tea powder is a potent anti-oxidant and will not interfere with pravastatin or diltiazem. ...Read more
No: No they do not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unknown: They are probably;y unknown as herbal medicines have not been extensively studied as prescription medicines. You should NOT take any herbs, vitamins, over the counter medications without the explicit consent of your doctor. Be careful. ...Read more
I take one 20mg tab of accupril (quinapril) each morning. I use home made marmalade of oranges, grapefruit and lemons. Is there any adverse affect from the jam?
Is it bad to drink aloe vera juice while on 60mg of accutane? I'm on month 4 and drink aloe vera everyday.
Aloe vera: It is not bad for you to drink aloe vera juice. It is healthy. ...Read more
I've been drinking while taking these antibiotics. Aside from side affects will alcohol cancel the benifits of them? Metronidazole and amoxicillin.
Cranberry juice: It should not, to my knowledge.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will grapefruit juice affect me if i drink it will taking ibproufen, clindmaycin, clonzaemp, tylenol, (acetaminophen) paroxtine, flovaine plus capsules? What will do?
Meds: Grapefruit juice is a very peculiar as it can affect the properties of many medications. If i was you since you are multiple meds just avoid grapefruit juice. Additionally, i would talk to your doctor as you are on a lot of meds for being so young! ...Read more
My 4 year son was taking Paracetamol 10ml for his fever, and half an hour later we fed him some orange juice. Now he has some ichy bumps on his skin.
Allergy: The source may be, paracetamol liquid ingredients or Orange juice content. ...Read more
Grapefruit juice: Can be part of a healthful diet, because it contains vitamin c and potassium that your body needs to function well. It also is high in antioxidants -- and pink grapefruit has lycopene in it. Eating the whole fruit is healthier than drinking the strained juice -- your body enjoys the fiber, and the pectin can help lower cholesterol. <a href="http://tinyurl.Com/5n3xx4" rel="nofollow" target="_bl. ...Read more
Not important: it may reduze the enzyme effectiveness in the liver to metabolize the hyzaar so you get a more potent ,longer lasting effect, so if you drink gratefruit juice , you could take half the dose of hyzaar for the same effect or just take it as is and get more bang for your buck. not harmful to liver except as originally put , slight risk ...Read more
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
Grapefruit Juice: Grapefruit juice blocks special enzymes in the wall of the small intestine that actually destroys many medications and prevents their absorption into the body. Thus, smaller amounts of the drugs get into the body than are ingested. When the action of this enzyme is blocked, more of the drugs get into the body and the blood levels of these medications increase. This can lead to toxic side effects. ...Read more
Yes, a little: Clear liquids (water; fruit juices WITHOUT pulp -- apple, white grape; fruit flavored beverages -- fruit punch, lemonade; carbonated drinks; Jello; and tea/coffee without milk/cream) are recommended. So grapefruit juice is not technically a clear liquid. So have a glass if you must, but really better to go with the list above. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There is no interaction between the two. ...Read more
Which one?: There are several types of cholesterol lowering medications. You don't say which one you are on. However, the package insert with your meds should tell you if any foods or other meds interact. Your pharmacy can also tell you, give him/her a call, so can the prescribing doc's office, call them, too! Good checking! However, any time you get a new medication, read up on it to know the details. ...Read more
Grapefruit and stati: Generally you should significantly restrict your intake of grapefruit and its juice while taking statins because they reduce the breakdown of the drug and you can get toxicity and more side effects. The effect of ingesting grapefruit lasts the whole day. Statins most affected are Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Zocor. Pravastatin's interaction is thought to be less but caution is still generally advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quick is not best: Grapefruit juice and similar pro-metabolic agents can give you an advantage, if you are doing the basics right: high fiber, lower simple carb, high quality protein, medium fat content and moving your body regularly by steadily introducing more physical activity. A body in motion, combined with a slightly net-negative calorie balance is the key to loosing weight and keeping it off. ...Read more
Cran/grape juice?: hello~ this is a gastronomic question and outside of my specialty to answer. I am sure Julia Childs or Martha Stewart would know. If in doubt try www.google.com thanks ...Read more
Bad idea: The mix of epsom salts and grapefruit juice will produce some interesting bowel movements -- dupes may even be told they have passed their gallstones. This kind of thing can land you in the intensive care unit. Why not get with a sensible physician who's open to "holistic medicine" and talk about some lifestyle stuff that will really make you healthier? Best wishes. ...Read more
Is cranberry juice and grapefruit juice under the same category? If not, then what is the difference?
Notes on juices: Cranberry juice helps stop urinary infections by blocking bacterial adhesion to the bladder wall. It also helps yeast in the mouth: http://synapse.koreamed.org/DOIx.php?id=10.3349/ymj.2016.57.1.138 Grapefruit juice is most known for interfering with some drugs. Here is what the FDA says: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/UCM292839.pdf You pharmacist should help. ...Read more
My pharmacist said i would have to drink like a gallon of grapefruit juice for any interaction to become an issue. Is this true?
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