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Why can't I eat grapefruit while on anti-rejection meds for 2 different transplants?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: Affects your levels

If you drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruits your Prograf levels will be higher. This may cause your surgeon to lower your dose then when you are not enjoying your grapefruit your levels will be low and your grafts will be at risk for rejection.

In brief: Affects your levels

If you drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruits your Prograf levels will be higher. This may cause your surgeon to lower your dose then when you are not enjoying your grapefruit your levels will be low and your grafts will be at risk for rejection.
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