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Labetalol And Grapefruit
No: Grapefruit will not affect any of them. ...Read more
Yes: Yes that should be okay.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have high cholesterol and am taking crestor. Also high bp, and taking diovan (valsartan).. Can i take milk thistle as well?
Of course: Milk thistle is unlikely to affect you for better or worse. Let your physician know you are supplementing. ...Read more
Can I have two glasses of orange juice while I am taking 8 mg Perindopril ACE inhibitor and 10 mg of bisoprolol beta blocker daily for hypertension.
Not the best idea: While there are no specific precautions about drinking orange juice with these medications, you may be referring to the fact that sometimes orange juice contains potassium supplementation. You are correct that one should be very cautious with extra potassium while taking an ACE inhibitor. Beyond that, two glasses of orange juice contains 220 calories of simple carbohydrate: not a healthy choice. ...Read more
NO: Both Simvastatin and similar drugs as well Erythromycin increase the level of Warfarin which can lead to serious health consequences, so if absolutely necessary , it has to be done under strict and close medical supervision with frequent monitoring of blood parameters. the interaction has to be taken seriously ...Read more
No additional risk: You are on a lot of medication and they seem important - but do review them w/ your Dr(s) and always do when a new one is added. The melatonin adds no risk to the mix but some there already can cause moderate issues that ought not stop you but should be watched. Best wishes! ...Read more
No interactions: Although grapefruit does have interactions with some drugs it does not appear that mail is one of them. ...Read more
What kind of allergy medicine can i take while taking, tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) and losarten 100/50?
Allergy Meds Fine: There are no contraindications for taking these medications while on allergy medicine (like antihistamines or steroid nasal sprays). ...Read more
Yes.: Grapefuit and grapefruit juice have the potential to interact with numerous drugs. They interfere with hepatic and intestinal enzyme cytochrome p450 isoform cyp3a4 and are believed to be primarily responsible for the effects of grapefruit on the enzyme. Omeprazole (prilosec) is one of the drugs that is affected. ...Read more
Atenolol, tricor, hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100/25, metformin and chantix. Is it safe for me to take these simultaneously?
Probably: Under your doctor's supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sometimes: Sometimes it will and sometimes it won't. ...Read more