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How does taking Xanax and eating grapefruit affect the body?

Related Topics: Grapefruit

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Associate Clinical Professor, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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Grapefruit juice contains a substance that slows down your body’s ability to metabolize the Xanax and get it out of your system. So you could have a more pronounced or prolonged reaction from the Xanax.

It is best to avoid grapefruit products when taking a medication like Xanax, so you do not get enhanced side effects.

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