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Using Medications Safely: Interactions Between Grapefruit Juice and Prescription Drugs
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Title: Using Medications Safely: Interactions Between Grapefruit Juice and Prescription Drugs
Physical Description: Fact Sheet
Creator: Turner, R. Elaine
Rampersaud, Gail C.
Publisher: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstract: How can foods interact with drugs? -- How does grapefruit juice affect medications? -- What types of medicines interaact with grapefruit juice? -- Should I stop drinking grapefruit juice? -- What about other citrus juices?
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Diana Hagan.
Publication Status: Published
General Note: "Original Publication Date February 6, 2002. Reviewed April 2009."
General Note: "FSHN02-5"
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
System ID: IR00001210:00001

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Using Medications Safely: Interactions Between Grapefruit Juice and Prescription Drugs 2 Drugs that Interact with Grapefruit Juice Generic name Trade name(s) Drugs for high blood pressure felodipine Plendil nifedipine Procardia, Adalat nimodipine Nimotop nisoldipine Sular nicardipine Cardene isradipine DynaCirc Immunosuppressant Drugs cyclosporine Neoral, Sandimmune, SangCya tacrolimus Prograf Drugs for High Cholesterol atorvastatin Lipitor lovastatin Mevacor simvastatin Zocor Drugs for Anxiety, Insomnia, or Depression buspirone BuSpar diazepam Valium midazolam Versed triazolam Halcion zaleplon Sonata carbamazepine Tegretol clomipramine Anafranil trazodone Desyrel Drugs that Interact with Grapefruit Juice Antihistamine Drugs astemizole Hismanal Protease Inhibitors saquinavir Fortavase, Invirase

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