What effect will eating grapefruit have on a person taking avodart?

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21 May 2010

Effects of Avodart (Dutasteride)

Cytochrome P-450 is a group of enzymes located throughout the body, with the largest amount found in the liver and the intestinal walls. This family of enzymes is responsible for making chemical reactions needed to breakdown many different compounds, from food to drugs. CYP3A4 is the most abundant member of the enzyme family. It is responsible for breaking down approximately 60% of the drugs taken.

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