Losartan and grapefruit

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Ive read that lemons and 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/losartan-prevent-liver-fibrosis-hepatitis-c/ The drug is easily availible and 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 and grapefruit 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 and doctor's examination was clear. Any ideas?
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