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Grapefruit–drug interactions (wikipedia.org)
19 points by monort on Jan 16, 2016 | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment



Everyone learns this one in medical school. I think there was a time when grapefruit was pretty popular, but perhaps not so much anymore.[1]

There are only a few other food-drug interactions, most of which are of little relevance:

Licorice and cheese with MAO inhibitors (older antidepressants) - hypertensive crisis.

Large amounts of leafy greens and warfarin (anticoagulant) - impaired anticoagulant effect.

Alcohol and metronidazole (antibiotic) - unpleasant hangover like reaction, flushing, headaches.

Ice during oxaliplatin infusion (chemotherapy drug for bowel cancer) - a VERY unpleasant but temporary syndrome of weird sensations in the throat and larynx.

[1] https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/09/14/the-i...




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