Food and MedicationEverybody eats, it’s a habit we seldom question. However, with medication, there is cause to pose and rethink the way we eat and when. Food can interact with your medication in many ways, and when combined, can be the source of some undesirable effects. Our page, along with your pharmacist, can help you figure it all out, to get the most of your medication therapy with the best eating habits.
Never underestimate the effect of food on your treatment. When your pharmacist gives you specific instructions regarding food, be sure to follow them! Otherwise, your treatment may not be fully effective or may even lead to side effects that could have been avoided. Always check with your pharmacist!
5 food categories that can interact with your medication
Discover why it’s important not to pair your medication with certain foods like grapefruit, dairy products or even caffeine, and what happens if you do.
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Your pharmacist can prescribe medication for a minor health problem right away, provide advice on products or help you manage the medication you take for a chronic condition.
If you’re thinking about losing weight, your pharmacist can shed a light on helpful products and make sure your medication doesn’t make you gain weight as a side effect.
Sticking to your medication isn’t always a walk in the park. Your pharmacist is here to make minor or major adjustments to your therapy or provide you with custom formulas and innovative packaging to make it all easier.
* The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.