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These Foods Can Mess With Your Medication

The Daily Meal Logo The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 18: Most foods can be safely eaten with medications. In almost every case, maintaining a healthy and varied diet is best to support your overall health, whether or not any medication is involved. But some drugs — specifically those that are ingested — can be impacted by the presence of certain foods and drinks.These interferences could be minor. Some foods might impact the way a medicine is absorbed, for example. But many of these food and drug interactions are serious. Certain medications could have dangerous and even life-threatening side effects if they are paired with the wrong foods. Other medications might not be absorbed at all if certain compounds found in food are involved, putting the person prescribed in danger as a result.You should always ask your doctor about precautions you should take while being prescribed any new medication. Avoiding certain foods, altering your lifestyle habits, or taking other precautions might be necessary to avoid undesirable side effects. But it couldn’t hurt to know which foods might have an effect beforehand. These are some of the more common food and drug interactions you should be aware of.

These Foods Can Mess With Your Medication

Most foods can be safely eaten with medications. In almost every case, maintaining a healthy and varied diet is best to support your overall health, whether or not any medication is involved. But some drugs — specifically those that are ingested — can be impacted by the presence of certain foods and drinks.

These interferences could be minor. Some foods might impact the way a medicine is absorbed, for example. But many of these food and drug interactions are serious. Certain medications could have dangerous and even life-threatening side effects if they are paired with the wrong foods. Other medications might not be absorbed at all if certain compounds found in food are involved, putting the person prescribed in danger as a result.

You should always ask your doctor about precautions you should take while being prescribed any new medication. 

Disclaimer: Views expressed in this article are the author's own and MSN does not endorse them in any way. Neither can MSN independently verify any claims made in the article. You should consult your physician before starting any weight loss or health management programme to determine if it is right for your needs.

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