Can you use limes or lime juice while taking statin drugs (i.e. atorvastatin)?
Question posted by Enochsus on 28 Jan 2017
Last updated on 6 September 2018
Hi, I guess you are asking due to the notorious 'grapefruit issue'. Only grapefruit contains the nasty enzymes; all other citrus is safe. As it stands, even grapefruit is not contra-indicated although that isn't much of an issue considering how bad the juice tastes.
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