how juices and food affect medications

Zyrtec ads that say you can't take Allegra with orange juice are raising questions about how juices and food affect medications.

Juices. Grapefruit juice is well known for INCREASING levels of Zocor, Plendil, and many others...leading to problems and toxicity.

Now we know orange and apple juice may DECREASE levels of certain meds...and possibly making them not work as well.

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