Fentanyl and grapefruit juice

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Avatar m tn My wife has been perscribed fentanyl patches and has been told not to eat grapefruit, does this apply to all citrus fruit ie.
Avatar n tn hadn't heard that before...hmmm.. I know if you're taking any benzos (valium,xanax,etc) you don't want to drink grapefruit juice.. maybe some else knows? best wishes to you! I know this is hard. we're here for you!!
1815939 tn?1377991799 Grapefruit juice and grapefruit also interacts negatively with some anxiety meds (Alprazolam, for example).
Avatar m tn If I take my statin in the morning can I drink grapefruit juice at night? how long between taking pills must I wait before having the juice?
5875562 tn?1410898886 Hello have any of u ladies drink grapefruit juice to help with cm mucus I'm taking fertile cm n just started drinking the juice to help me with getting cm any other advice will help thanks
Avatar n tn Wow looks like i should have read the warning label when my doc gave me to take them PRN or as necessary to re convert myself......okay i just went off of the site and read up on the label...they are telling us not to take it with the citrus because it effects how our body absorbs the Multaq for maximum performance of the med...if it were me and i had to take it on a daily basis i probably would stay away from all citrus drinks for sure because you want to give yourself the best shot possible...
689327 tn?1240229164 So maybe if your having a really bad day, and you have to take a xanax, and it feels like it didnt do much...just drink a glass of grapefruit juice instead of popping another xanax, lol, just kiddin.
268911 tn?1213744781 Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with Xanax and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
Avatar m tn I have also been eating nuts lately and grapefruit juice. I thought between the morphine not being so fat soluble, and grapefruit containing that enzyme, (of which I can't remember), that inhibits the metabolic process of many drugs, that perhaps I was to blame. My pharmacist leaves a little to be desired.
Avatar f tn i need to know that, what is the interaction between juices of Grapefruit and Hepatitis C? is there any reactions of Grapefruit juice being taken by Hepatitis C patient?
976606 tn?1263667593 I'm not sure what the official medical answer is regarding grapefruit juice and Synthroid, but I have never noticed a difference when I drink pink grapefruit juice vs. any other juice. I know grapefruit juice is a no-no with certain meds (my Mom can't drink it because of one of her post-heart attack medications), but I have never seen any warnings regarding synthroid.
1175033 tn?1492201228 Hi Stacey...thanks for posting this info...I did know that grapefruit and grapefruit juice could interact with some meds.... Many r unaware that even "natural" supplements can interact with meds...so u should never add nething to ur list of intake items unless u discuss it with ur dr or ur pharmacist....they can tell u what will have adverse reactions...or cause ur meds to be ineffective.....
Avatar n tn Hi Chicky Watch out for interactions with grapefruit juice and meds. I went on Zoloft in anticipation of beginning treatment. Then read about the grapefruit juice-turns out they use the same enzyme to clear your system so you can get too much of the drug in your system and get liver toxicity. Grapefruit acts that way with many drugs, so check first, then drink up.
Avatar f tn Several of my drugs (Lamictal, Seroquel, & Valium - at a minimum) interact w/ grapefruit. It's on all of the information that comes from the pharmacy and I didn't take it seriously until I got pretty toxic myself. I LOVE grapefruits & grapefruit juice and I miss them a lot. I also tend towards side effects and toxicity.
Avatar m tn http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-C/Treatment-for-Hep-C--Grapefruit-Juice/show/542498 “It actually can increase some drug levels because of inhibiting a liver metabolic enyzme. However neither interferon or ribavirin is metabolized by that particular enzyme(p450) so it is OK to drink your grapefruit juice. Stay Healthy!
Avatar f tn s a good idea in general to avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice when on any prescription meds. It can alter the way it is absorbed in your body thereby affected how it works for you. Visit the following site if you want further information. http://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/updates/update0206d.
Avatar m tn I agree with Mike and Sparrow. The effect from grapefruit can last longer than 24 hours and some people are more sensitive to it than others. Besides that, interferon is also metabolized by CYP450 and we don't know what inhibiting the enzyme with grapefruit juice would do to the levels of interferon. I would love to find out but not by trying it on a post-transplant patient. When the risk by far outweighs the possible benefit, then the answer has to be, "Don't do it".
1088509 tn?1352236247 Bridgette told me about the grapefruit juice and I drank it faithfully, still do!
3093770 tn?1389739126 ___________________ The drug-grapefruit juice interaction is caused by inhibition of the intestinal cytochrome P-450 enzyme system, particularly cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP450 3A4), by 1 or more of the components in grapefruit juice.
Avatar f tn This may seem to be a silly question, but has anyone heard from their doctors not to combine methimazole and grapefruit? Online research seems to say it's not flagged as interacting but also notes that no studies have been done to see if it does interact. I was wondering if anyone's doctor had said anything? My doc is on vacation and I was gifted with a lovely and delicious looking 24 grapefruits.....
Avatar n tn A Potential for Adverse Events Many patients may take their medications with a glass of juice. However, since the accidental discovery of an interaction between the calcium channel blocker, felodipine, with grapefruit juice,1 it has now become evident that grapefruit juice has the potential to alter the plasma concentrations of many medications when they are taken by mouth. In some cases, this may result in undesirable clinical effects of medications.
Avatar f tn I read those articles too. Some of them forget to mention that the level of naringenin concentration needed is impossible to achieve simply by drinking the juice, or even by taking supplements. I've drank grapefruit juice for 3 months, and it made me feel great, full of energy, plus my gallstones stopped bothering me. Yet, as for HCV, my viral load actually grew by the end of the third month. This is when I agreed to start tx.
Avatar n tn can I drink the juice of 1 grapefruit a day, if I am taking metoprolol and fosinopril for blood pressure? My blood pressure is completely controled.