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Grapefruit may turn more drugs deadly, scientists find Vitals

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Grapefruit may turn more drugs deadly, scientists find


Canadian scientists say the number of common prescription drugs that can interact badly with the tart citrus is climbing, with the potential for dangerous, even deadly, results.

Twenty-six new drugs that can cause serious harm when mixed with grapefruit have been introduced in the past four years alone, bringing the total to 43, said Dr. David Bailey, a clinical pharmacologist at the Lawson Health Institute Research Center in London, Ontario. More:Grapefruit may turn more drugs deadly, scientists find - Vitals

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