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FYI - Grapefruit has bad interactions with many medications.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013


I see people on Spark talking about eating grapefruit, and I just happened to come across this article today from Good Housekeeping so thought I'd pass it on. :)

www.goodhousekeeping.com
/health/womens-health/grap
efruit-drug-combinations
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CM_GARDNER78 8/13/2013 6:32PM

    My grampa LOVES grapefruit, and cannot eat it anymore b/c of how it reacts with his blood pressure meds. I couldn't believe it!

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CILLALILLY 7/14/2013 1:31PM

    No more catnip for you! lol

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HENABELLE 7/14/2013 1:25PM

    emoticon I stuttered

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HENABELLE 7/14/2013 1:24PM

    Maybe we can't eat any more emoticon

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HENABELLE 7/14/2013 1:23PM

    Maybe we can't eat any more emoticon

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LINDAK25 7/11/2013 4:18PM

    Not just grapefruit! Check out licorice:

http://umm.edu/hea
lth/medical/altmed/herb/licorice

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CILLALILLY 7/11/2013 12:25PM

    Yeah, I've heard about grapefruit before but didn't realize it was that serious. It said it can also happen with Seville oranges, Limes, and Pomolos (sp?).

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WALLAHALLA 7/11/2013 10:58AM

    I love grapefruit. Luckily none of my meds are on the list. Thanks for sharing!

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HENABELLE 7/11/2013 10:30AM

    I recently read an article on grapefruit that said eating half a grapefruit a day will fight against ticks and mosquitoes biting, but it also warned about the medication issue.

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TERMITEMOM 7/11/2013 7:18AM

    Wow... I knew a little bit about it, but this list in an eye opener... Thank you.

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JANEYINMADTOWN 7/11/2013 6:09AM

    Knew about some interactions but didn't realize the list was so long!!!

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FATASHNOMORE 7/10/2013 11:30PM

    Thank you so much for posting this! I eat it daily, take meds daily, and had absolutely no iea.

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