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Grapefruit Juice and Medicine May Not Mix by FDA Posted Wed 22 Feb 2012 11:01am En Español Grapefruit juice can be part of a healthful diet—most of the time. It has vitamin C and potassium—substances your body needs to work properly. But it isn’t good for you when it affects the way your medicines work. Get this high resolution gr ... Read on »
The Twelve TreatmentsThat Have Been Integral For My Healing by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 3:18pm Lately, people have been asking me what I have done to heal from Lyme disease and chronic illness. I was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2005, although some of my symptoms had begun years prior to that. The ultimate "crash," which literally snatched my entire life out from under me, happened on September 26, 2004. So the journey back to sanity ... Read on »
Grapefruit Juice Lets Patients Take Lower Dose Of Cancer Drug by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 08 Aug 2012 6:46pm A glass a day of grapefruit juice lets patients derive the same benefits from an anti-cancer drug as they would get from more than three times as much of the drug by itself, according to a new clinical trial. The combination could help patients avoid side effects associated with high doses of the drug and reduce the cost of the medication. ... Read on »
Grapefruit Juice Boosts Effectiveness of Anti-Cancer Drug by A4M Posted Thu 20 Sep 2012 10:08pm Posted on Sept. 20, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cancer Functional Foods & Food Components Research has shown that grapefruit juice can significantly slow the metabolism of ... Read on »
Grapefruit Juice and Your Medications by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Nov 2012 8:00am The post Grapefruit Juice and Your Medications appeared first on grow older better . If you answer yes to both – please read t his whole article to see if your medications are among those that interact with grapefruit juice. For some medications: Taking one t ... Read on »
Can Drinking Grapefruit Juice, or Eating and Drinking Hamper the Effectiveness of a Prescription Medication? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 5:16pm Washing down your medicine with fruit juice may be a bad idea. Some drugs require you to eat before taking themothers require you not to eat.... By Bob DeMarco You may have heard that grapefruit juice can increase the absorption of certain drugs and potentially turn normal doses into toxic ones. Read on »
Grapefruit Juice, Lycopene, Drug Efficacy, etc. by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 11:34pm I love ruby red grapefruit, in the morning and in the evening too. It seems Whole Foods has not been able to buy a sour grapefruit this season, and so I keep buying them a half dozen at a time. As with all citrus, grapefruit boasts a good amount of vitamin C. Pink or "red" grapefruit also offers lycopene, perhaps the most powerful cancer-fig ... Read on »
Medication interaction with grapefruit juice by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:53pm I don’t have the healthiest diet of anyone on the planet and always thought that grapefruit juice was good for me. Apparently it is but it has some significant side effects when used with medications. With some medications, particularly blood pressure medications it can amplify the effect of the medications. Well now there is research that ... Read on »
Day 11, Grapefruit Juice Heaven! by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 5:59pm I slept pretty good last night but I’ve slept better–especially during long juice fasts. I’m feeling fine today, though!! Breakfast Warm lemon water is what I drank first. Half an hour or so later, I decided I’d have fresh grapefruit juice. If you’re a grapefruit lover, you’ll adore fresh grapefruit juice! Two Grapefruits ... Read on »
Grapefruit Juice Cocktail by Ingrid .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 12:26am I love all types of citrus - lemon, lime, pomelo, kumquats, … -, I love their refreshing tart and sweet range of citrus flavors. Grapefruit, whether it’s pink, red, golden, or white, is the star ingredient in this drink, and happens to be one of my favorites from the citrus family. I like that grapefruits us ... Read on »