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Are ther benefits to taking drugs with grapefruit juice?

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are ther benefits to taking drugs with grapefruit juice?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: dozens too long to list. especially interested in Altavert.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: not at this moment.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for your question.

It is not recommended to take Grape fruit juice with your medicines as it can slow down the breakdown of many drugs in the liver and thereby cause increased activity of these drugs which can lead to adverse events.

Alavert can also be affected by grape fruit juice.

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