Medical Questions > General Forum Topics > General Q and A Forum

Grape fruit and Doxycycline?

Must Read
Chronic pain affects more than 70 million Americans. But what is pain? And how can pain management help relieve different types of pain? Basic facts here....
How does the nervous system work to register pain? And what are the major causes of acute and chronic pain? Plus, who's at risk of pain here....
Acute and chronic pain manifest different symptoms. Learn the difference here and know when to seek medical help for pain....
I'm currently taking Doxycycline acne Tablets 50mg I take two in the morning. I wanted to start drinking Fresh Grapefruit juice Before Bed.
To help loose a little weight.
But Now have been told grapefruit doesn't Mix with certain medications. I have researched but can't find exactly what I'm looking for.

Is it safe to take Doxycycline and grapefruit juice?
Does grapefruit Inactivate the Doxycycline cycle?
Is fresh lemon the same?

There is no warning on the box either, Only avoid sunlight and take immediately after meal.
Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied June 23rd, 2017
Yes, it is safe to use grapefruit and it will not have any major issues regarding the usage of your current prescription medications.


|
Did you find this post helpful?
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our General Q and A , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.