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Can Food and Drug Interactions Be Fatal?
Can Food and Drug Interactions Be Fatal?
In extreme cases drug an food interactions can have very serious effects....
Fatty Food and Drugs
Fatty Food and Drugs
Taking drugs isn’t as simple as just swallowing them with a glass of water - the food we eat before we take the drug changes how a drug is absorbed. Having a high-fat…...
High Fibre Diets and Drugs
High Fibre Diets and Drugs
A high fibre diet can affect the absorption of many drugs taken orally (swallowed), and so reduce their availability to the body....
High Protein Diets and Drugs
High Protein Diets and Drugs
A high protein, low fat, low carbohydrate diet can help promote and maintain weight loss. However, changing the proportion of protein in the diet can affect how drugs…...
How Do I Find Out if Foods React With Drugs?
How Do I Find Out if Foods React With Drugs?
Your doctor should be able to inform you of drug and food interactions but if you're still unsure a little research of your own may help....
Is it Important to Know How Medicines React With Food?
Is it Important to Know How Medicines React With Food?
Studies have shown the effect certain foods can have on certain drugs so patients should be aware....
Timing of Drugs - Before or After Food
Timing of Drugs - Before or After Food
Because food can interact with drugs in different ways, perhaps making the drugs more or less effective, it can be very important to time doses before, after or with…...
Vitamin Interactions With Drugs
Vitamin Interactions With Drugs
Some vitamins can interact with drugs, changing how they are absorbed or how they act. Some can improve the effectiveness of drugs, or reduce the side effects, and…...
What Are Drug and Food Interactions?
What Are Drug and Food Interactions?
Often the food we eat can alter the effectiveness of the medicine we take or cause a negative reaction...
Why Do Food and Drugs Interact?
Why Do Food and Drugs Interact?
Drug interactions with food can make drugs more or less effective, and can make drug side effects worse, but why does this happen?...
Will My Doctor Inform Me About My Diet and Medication?
Will My Doctor Inform Me About My Diet and Medication?
Your doctor should always advise you of what foods and drink to avoid when taking medication but it's helpful to do research too....
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