Why Shouldn’t You Take Medicine with Grapefruit Juice?

If you’ve taken prescription medication, have you ever noticed the strange disclaimer, “don’t take with grapefruit juice”? There is a very good reason for that! Hank Green explains in this episode of SciShow Quick Questions!

Hosted by: Hank Green
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Sources:
http://www.dictiome.com/en/27682/furanocoumarins-pronunciation-Aussprache-prononciation-%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B8%D0%B7%D0%BD%D0%BE%D1%88%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5-pronunciaci%C3%B3n [pronunciation]
http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/83/5/1097.long
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/UCM292839.pdf
http://www.health.harvard.edu/family_health_guide/grapefruit-and-medication-a-cautionary-note
http://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/how-cancer-treated/clinical-trials/phases-clinical-trials

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