No grapefruit. Juice or whole fruit with lipitor, (atorvastatin) lovastatin, some calcium channel blockers & other drugs handled by the cyp3a4 system. Your body needs 3 days to recover from eating grapefruit, so waiting a few hours doesn't help. Talk with your doc about different statin like pravastatin or Crestor ... Or say "aloha" to grapefruit. Great question.
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?
Grapefruit juice. It is becoming clearer and clearer with every year that if one is on powerful medication that grapefruit juice and grapefruits cannot be consumed. Seriously. Read more...