Grapefruit & Statin Drugs

Grapefruit & Statin Drugs

If you take a statin drug or a number of other drugs, your doctor has probably told you to be careful about eating grapefruit and grapefruit juice because these foods are known to increase the effectiveness of the drugs. While this may not be a good idea if you don’t know what you are doing, scientists are looking into this theory as a way to increase the effectiveness and decrease the dosage of some drugs. A few weeks ago an article was published in the Wall Street Journal regarding this topic that I thought you might enjoy reading.