Vicodin grapefruit juice

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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!!
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 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?
1322157 tn?1279656681 So, I just poured myself a glass of grapefruit juice and took my medicine - then for some reason I remembered that grapefruit juice interacts with some medications. I just did a quick search online and here is a list (probably not complete) of some medications that interact badly with grapefruit juice. Including some opiates.... Please be careful! a small part of the piece I read: "Amy Karch, R.N., M.S.
Avatar n tn 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 f tn To know me, is to know how much I enjoy googling about fertility. I came across grapefruit juice today. Has anybody heard/tried this? I don't know what the medical reasons are for it to work, but supposedly it is supposed to increase your amount of EWCM. I don't have hardly any (except when I was on EPO).
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.
Avatar f tn thanks Research about the interaction of grapefruit juice with drugs suggests that compounds in grapefruit juice, called furanocoumarins (for example, bergamottin), may be responsible for the effects of grapefruit juice. Researchers believe that furanocoumarins block the enzymes in the intestines that normally break down many drugs. One glass of grapefruit juice could elicit the maximum blocking effect, and the effect may persist for longer than 24 hours.
Avatar m tn However, tangelos, related to the grapefruit, and Seville oranges affect the same enzyme as grapefruit juice. Seville oranges are often used to make orange marmalade, and so be mindful when selecting this spread for your toast.<< From:
Avatar n tn While you are taking this medicine, you should avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice. You may choose an alternative citrus beverage (such as orange juice). In the event that you are instructed by a healthcare professional (e.g., doctor, pharmacist, or dietitian) to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice you should discuss with your doctor the effects of grapefruit on the blood levels of this medicine.
142526 tn?1397090672 When simeprevir is taken with grapefruit juice, the grapefruit juice may cause the simeprevir to build up in your body. This increased amount of simeprevir can have a greater effect of both desired and undesired effects. What you should do about this interaction: While you are taking this medicine, you should avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice. You may choose an alternative citrus beverage (such as orange juice).
Avatar m tn I like to drink grapefruit juice but hear that it can interfere with some prescription medications. Is that true? Answers from Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Yes. Grapefruit and certain other citrus fruits and products can interfere with several kinds of prescription medications. Don't take these interactions lightly. Some can cause potentially dangerous health problems.
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.
Avatar f tn I have read that there are studies that grapefruit juice has properties that actually help with the HCV. Anyone read that? Opionions?
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 n tn Grapefruit juice contains a substance that increases the half-life of many drugs. It will therefore keep the levels of the antibiotic at higher levels for longer periods of time. Although antibiotics have some toxicity, taking grapefruit juice will not harm you at all and will increase the effectiveness of the antibiotic. Grapefruit juice should not be taken with other medications, specifically those that affect the heart rate or blood pressure.
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 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 If you are worried contact the pharmacist they will be able to tell you.
Avatar f tn "Even though there are more reasons than ever for those with chronic Hepatitis C to have a daily glass of grapefruit juice, there is a catch. Unfortunately, there is a long list of medications that can be dangerous when combined with this fruit." http://www.medhelp.
Avatar m tn Hi I did a search and found this, it appears it is just the grapefruit juice. My Mom was told not to eat grapefruit with her Synthroid. I think it can increase that dose as well. http://www.livestrong.
Avatar m tn Just to complete the info on the subject here is original post by merrybe quoting the post by cowriter. Excellent synopsis, in my opinion. Cytochrome P450 is a group of enzymes. "Cyto", means cell. "Chrome" means color. Cytochromes are colored with iron. Cytochrome P450 is located on the inner membrane of the mitochondria of liver cells (the mitochondria is the powerplant of the stores oxygen to power the cell). CYP450, is a target of the hepatitis C virus.
Avatar n tn I heard that grapefruit juice was bad when taking certain drugs you should ask your Dr.