Generic Name: PRAVASTATIN - ORAL Pronounced: (PRAV-uh-stat-in) Pravastatin Oral Interactions
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Drug interactions may change how your medications work or
increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all
possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including
prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your
doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any
medicines without your doctor's approval.
A product that may interact with this drug
The number of drugs that can be dangerous if taken alongside grapefruit or other citrus fruits is increasing rapidly. Although the interaction between grapefruit juice and various drugs have been known for some time concerns have been raised over the number of drugs now involved and the lack of general knowledge in the health community.
Very few people are able to recall a great deal of what their doctor says. Maybe this is due to anxiety, or the words used, the amount of information being imparted, or the state of mind the person is in. Then again, the doctor may simply forget to tell you that your breakfast grapefruit routine can increase the risk of side effects or alter the intended effect the medicine.
Writing in the Canadian Medical Journal , a team of researchers at the Lawson Health Research Institute in Canada, state the number of drugs known to have serious side effects with grapefruit has risen from 17 in 2008 to 43 in 2012.
James Gallagher, a health and...
Generic Name: EFAVIRENZ - ORAL Pronounced: (eh-FAV-er-enz) Sustiva Oral Interactions
The effects of some drugs can change if you take other
drugs or herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for
serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work correctly. These
drug interactions are possible, but do not always occur. Your doctor or
pharmacist can often prevent or manage interactions by changing how you use
your medications or by close monitoring.
To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care,
be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use
(including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products)
before starting treatment with this product. While using this product, do not
start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without
your doctor's approval.
Do not take this medication with other products that
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