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Common foods and medications that are dangerous to mix

Mar 11, 2019 | Blog

Some foods are dangerous to mix with medicine. Grapefruit should not be eaten with blood pressure or cholesterol medication. It has effects on the way other drugs work also. Black licorice is a no-no with high blood pressure medicines also. Wheat bran can inhibit absorption of several drugs. Milk should not be consumed when taking antibiotics. Large amounts of Potassium can affect the heartbeat while taking some drugs. Alcohol should not be taken with anti-inflammatories.

Key Takeaways:

    • Grapefruit can react in potentially harmful ways with a wide variety of medicines, including everything from antihistamines to blood pressure medications to birth control.
    • Black licorice can reduce the potassium level in the body in a way that can be dangerous to people taking blood pressure medications.
    • Although insoluble fibers like wheat bran are critical to a good diet, these same fibers can interfere with absorption of some heart medications.

“But do you know there are a whole bunch of foods you shouldn’t mix with certain medications?”

Read more: https://home.remedydaily.com/2017/01/13/common-foods-and-medications-that-are-dangerous-to-mix/

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