Can I eat grapefruit if I take simvastatin?

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Anonymous

12 Jan 2013

Hello Amy;

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with simvastatin and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Do not drink more than 1 quart of grapefruit juice daily.

Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Simvastatin will not be as effective in lowering your cholesterol if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet plan.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It can raise triglyceride levels and may increase your risk of liver damage.

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with simvastatin and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Do not drink more than 1 quart of grapefruit juice daily.

Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Simvastatin will not be as effective in lowering your cholesterol if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet plan.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It can raise triglyceride levels and may increase your risk of liver damage.

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12 Jan 2013

No, no, and gain-NO. It can do permanent liver damage among other bad side effects.

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Anonymous 12 Jan 2013

Hello Meyati, I hope you are feeling well.

Take care, your friend

masso.-

meyati 12 Jan 2013

I'm feeling okay-Thanks-- I'm half done-1 treatment short of that. One little tumor seems to gone, the big one is shrinking. My lip couldn't heal from the surgery because of a tumor in it, but the tumor is shrinking and my lip is finally healing. I'm having a little acne from the radiation-which some people do, but no new tumors are popping up.

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