Adverse Drug Reactions

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    Granny says, "Hold up on that grapefruit at breakfast...
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    Grapefruit and pills mix warning
    26 November 2012 - Doctors have warned of a "lack of knowledge" about the dangers of mixing some medications with grapefruit.
     
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    Now Granny lets Uncle Ferd use grapefruit for target practice...
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    More Drugs Found to Interact Dangerously with Grapefruit
    November 30, 2012 - The number of prescription drugs that can have serious adverse side effects when interacting with grapefruit is on the rise, yet many physicians may be unaware of these effects, according to a study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
     
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    Yes I had a problem with one of my meds after eating grapefruit for five years. Doctors could not figure out my strange side effect and tried other drugs in the same family. All resulted in the same way!
     
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    Dirty Medical Needles Put Americans At Risk...
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    Dirty medical needles put tens of thousands at risk in USA
    December 27, 2012 - As drug-resistant superbugs and increasingly virulent viruses menace the medical world, patients face a threat that was supposed to die with the advent of the disposable syringe 50 years ago: dirty needles.
     

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