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Health Tip: Grapefruit May Interact With Medication


HealthDay News
Updated: Aug 20th 2018

(HealthDay News) -- While grapefruit is a great source of vitamin C and potassium, it may interact with your medication, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

The FDA says these types of medication may become an issue when taken with grapefruit juice or grapefruit:

  • Some statins to control cholesterol, such as Zocor (simvastatin) and Lipitor (atorvastatin).
  • Some drugs to treat high blood pressure, such as Procardia and Adalat (both nifedipine).
  • Some drugs to prevent organ-transplant rejection, such as Sandimmune and Neoral (both cyclosporine).
  • Some anti-anxiety drugs, such as buspirone.
  • Some corticosteroids for Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, such as Entocort EC and Uceris (both budesonide).
  • Some drugs for abnormal heart rhythm, such as Pacerone and Nexterone (both amiodarone).
  • Some antihistamines, such as Allegra (fexofenadine).