Eating grapefruit can bring about adverse reactions to many drugs that are widely taken. Certain statins, immunosuppressant and antidepressant drugs all react very badly when mixed with grapefruit. If you take a lot of medication, it is a good idea to check with your doctor to make sure that eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice won’t cause a reaction to any of your drugs. Here’s a link to a short list from the Mayo clinic that will help you to decide if you need to ask.
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