Why Can’t I Take My Pills With Orange Juice? | BlackDoctor

    Why Can’t I Take My Pills With Orange Juice?

    (BlackDoctor.org) — You know that you should always follow the directions and warnings on your prescription labels, unless advised otherwise by your doctor — but sometimes, those messages don’t make a whole lot of sense!

    Why does my medication say that I can’t take it with orange juice?

    There are some drugs on the market that come with a warning that states the patient should not take the medication if they also consume orange or other citrus juices (grapefruit, lemon, etc) because of the possibility of potentially dangerous interactions. These warning can be found on a variety of medications that are used for different purposes, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and mental health medications.

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