Grapefruit juice and drug metabolism?

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Brandi Nitzsche asked a question: Grapefruit juice and drug metabolism?
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Date created: Tue, Jan 19, 2021 9:36 PM
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Grapefruit juice and some drugs don't mix

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Many drugs are broken down (metabolized) with the help of a vital enzyme called CYP3A4 in the small intestine. Grapefruit juice can block the action of CYP3A4, so instead of being metabolized, more of the drug enters the blood and stays in the body longer. The result: too much drug in your body.

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