Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact

-- Some foods can interact with medications, causing harmful side effects.

The American Academy of Family Physicians says these factors may raise your risk of a food/drug interaction:

  • Being a pregnant woman.
  • Being an older adult.
  • Having a chronic disease, such as heart disease or diabetes.
  • Being a young child.
  • Eating a poor diet.

Posted: September 2014


View comments

Hide
(web5)