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Q: is gemfibrozil a satin and can it be taken with grapefruit juice?

I take gemfibrozil and niacin for cholesterol and triglycerides and I like grapefruit juice and I would like to know if I can drink grapefruit juice.

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2/23/10 11:51am

Hi Jim,

 

Gemfibrozel is not a statin. Here is a post you may want to review. Even though statin is in the title the post discusses more than statin medication.

 

Is Grapefruit Safe to Eat When Taking a Statin Drug?

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

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