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INTERACTIONS OF GRAPEFRUIT WITH MEDICATIONS

Summary: Medications That are Affected by Grapefruit Juice Use

Statins (Cholesterol Lowering Drugs): 
bullet Baycol (Cerivastatin)
bullet Mevacor (Lovastatin)
bullet Lipitor (Atorvastatin)
bullet Zocor (Simvastatin) 

Antihistamines: 
bullet Ebastine
bullet Seldane (Terfenadine, taken off the U.S. market)

Calcium Channel Blockers (Blood Pressure Drugs): 

bullet Nimotop (Nimodipine)
bullet Nitrendipine
bullet Plendil (Felodipine)
bullet Pranidipine
bullet Sular (Nisoldipine)
Psychiatric Medications:
 
bullet Buspar (Buspirone)
bullet Halcion (Triazolam)
bullet Tegretol (Carbamazepine)
bullet Valium (Diazepam)
bullet Versed (Midazolam)
Intestinal Medications:
 
bullet Propulsid (Cisapride, taken off the U.S. market)

Immune Suppressants:
 
bullet Neoral (Cyclosporine)
bullet Prograf (Tacrolimus)

Pain Medications:
 
bullet Methadone 

Impotence Drug:
bullet Viagra (Sildenafil)

Miscellaneous

bullet Losartan (for lowering blood pressure) - Grapefruit juice inhibits the body's ability to absorb the drug. 
bulletDigoxin (for treating congestive heart failure) - Grapefruit juice inhibits the body's ability to absorb the drug. 

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