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Grapefruit and high blood pressure medication

04/30/2007

Question:

Is there a negative relationship between atacand 16mg and eating grapefruit??

Answer:

Grapefruit juice interacts with several drugs, like verapamil or statins, but it has no effect on Atacand.

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Response by:

Max C Reif, MD Max C Reif, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hypertension Section
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati