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I'm taking clindamycin and I just drank some grapefruit

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Hi, I'm taking clindamycin...

Hi, I'm taking clindamycin and I just drank some grapefruit juice. I didn't know it was a problem. It has been six hours since I took my last pill. What should I do?

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

I take no medications other than the clindamycin

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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

when did you drink the juice? Just now?

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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

just wait another 6 hours and take the clinda

It will be fine

One glass of juice will have minimal effect

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