That Can Interfere with Your Medicine
What could be harmful about health foods like grapefruit, licorice and kale?
While everyone can benefit from their nutrients and vitamins, they are also known to disrupt the efficacy of some prescription drugs. Recently, a study found that grapefruit juice may interact with more prescription drugs than previously thought. According to the researchers' estimations, grapefruit has the potential to interact negatively with 85 different prescription drugs that are currently on the market, including popular statins like Lipitor, Zocor and Mevacor and the anticoagulant Plavix.
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