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Grapefruit and Prescription Drugs: A Growing Dangerous Combination

Pharmacists have known of the potential dangerous interaction grapefruit and grapefruit juice have with certain prescription drugs for at least 20 years. However, a new Canadian study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds the number of commonly used prescription drugs with this possible dangerous interaction with grapefruit is on the rise. The potential side effects are escalating as well, according to researchers, including death.