Doctors Warn of Mixing Pills, Grapefruit

It can have lethal consequences, they say

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 27, 2012 6:45 AM CST | Updated Dec 1, 2012 1:00 PM CST

(Newser) – Taking medication? You may want to think twice before digging into a grapefruit. A substance in the fruit can prevent the drugs from breaking down in the body, leading to dangerous—even deadly—consequences. Chemicals in grapefruit deactivate enzymes in the body that are supposed...   Read full story »


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