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Grapefruit Lovers Beware: Dangerous Drug Interactions to Remember

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    Grapefruit is widely regarded as a healthy source of vitamins and bioflavenoids, but the effects of naringenin found in grapefruit seeds can strongly alter the liver's capacity to process several prescription and OTC drugs.

    Kathy King describes this drug interaction effect in greater detail, and reviews the drugs at highest risk for malabsorption or potentiation when exposed to naringenin from grapefruits.     

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    Grapefruit is widely regarded as a healthy source of vitamins and bioflavenoids, but the effects of naringenin found in grapefruit seeds can strongly alter the liver's capacity to process several prescription and OTC drugs.

    Kathy King describes this drug interaction effect in greater detail, and reviews the drugs at highest risk for malabsorption or potentiation when exposed to naringenin from grapefruits.     

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Schedule15 Apr 2024