Medicine Intereactions to some Foods
Medicine interactions to food comes when you take a dose of any medicine with food you shouldn't have taken. There are many medications that would loose their effect or have side effects if you mix them with food or beverages. Most of the people just enjoy a nice glass of wine and a big plate of spaghetti when they don't really know if they could be affected.
If you are taking medication, then you should go through the medicine box looking for side effects if you ingest any food or beverage during the time you take it. It is very easy to come to the conclusion that pills are not working, when in reality is that you are not taking the dose the way that you should.
We can see that the most common medications that will loose effect or will have side effects if you take them with food are Loratadine, Sucralfate and many other things. Most of the people take Loratadine 10mg with meals and even while eating because that way they think the food will not affect them, when maybe they will get worst side effects than food allergies.
Food reactions could be lead to medicine interactions on the following medications, specially grapefruit:
High cholesterol: lovastatin
High blood pressure: felodipine and nisoldipine
Heart arrhythmia: amiodarone
Depression: buspirone and sertaline
Suppressing the immune system: cyclosporine and tacrolimus
As you can see there are many medicine treatments that could be affected by food reactions, be careful with your medicine and always try to avoid eating or drinking while taking it, unless it requires you to have food before taking it. Avoid medicine interactions to foods and enjoy medical treatments and favorite meals without a problem.
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