Drinking grapefruit juice may be dangerous for health

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by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 10:48 AM

(WHAS 11) — Doctors are warning patients drinking grapefruit juice in the morning could be dangerous if you take certain prescription medicines.

According to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, there is a growing number of prescription drugs that can have potentially fatal interactions with grapefruit juice.

More than 85 known drugs can have serious interactions including some that can cause sudden death.

Doctors suggest you consult your pharmacist.

Click here for a list of medications from the Mayo Clinic.

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