"was told by my center among other things to avoid grapefruit also. I loved grapefruit and grapefruit juice and still kinda miss it. That was till I was accidentally given grapefruit in a mixed fruit bowl at my guide dog school. It tasted soooo bad,…"
My clinic (University of Michigan) has also advised me to never eat grapefruit or drink grapefuit juice, including pomergranate juice. This applies when taking Tacro / Prograf. Grapefruit can cause mis-readings, to high or…"
There is a chemical in grapefruit that causes you to absorb prograf on a cellular level...which you would not want. This is why Shaklee puts grapefruit in their vitamins, because it is a good idea to absorb vitamins and minerals on a…"
"VERY TRUE Mohan.
Many years ago I took grapeseed in a vitamin and my Prograf level did increase. Not terrible high but it did increase. I would be careful of shampoos containing grapeseed extracts. This is a very common ingredient.
"I don't know why there is an interaction with grapefruit, pomagrant juice or green tea, but I can tell you it can be very serious. I did drink grapefruit juice when on Zocor (simvastatin) and boy, did it throw me through a loop. …"
The grapefruit juice requires the same enzyme as our medications for metabolism in the body. It will create a large amount of "free drug" to be in our body which can raise the chance of toxicity. Since the therapeutic…"