Losartan and grapefruit

Common Questions and Answers about Losartan and grapefruit

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Ive read that lemons <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> limes are similar to grapefruit in its reaction to certain medications...i am trying to dig it out from google again....lemons do clean the blood and the liver very well...im a big lemon drinker,before i started TX...
com/blog/2009/06/02/<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>losartan</span>-prevent-liver-fibrosis-hepatitis-c/ The drug is easily availible <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> the early data looks good-the trial was on Clinicaltrials.gov and so was FDA compliant.
Your dosage for Riba is 8 am, no anatacids or laxatives until after 10 am, or taken prior to 6 am. grapefruits <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>grapefruit</span> juice is a no-no on treatment. Also, vitamins w/calcium and/or fiber supplements need to be taken outside of the 2 hr window as well. At least this is what I've been told by my doctors. I think it's because it can affect the absorption of the meds.
When it happens, it usually happens every few seconds or minutes, then stops for several hours. I am not aware of any injury or unusual stress to that area. X-ray was normal <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> doctor's examination was clear. Any ideas?