[lit-ideas] Re: Bizarre Side Effect of Drinking Coffee

  • From: Carol Kirschenbaum <carolkir@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2006 14:48:59 -0700

from Judy:
> That was the first hit for grapefruit +SSRIs. Here's a
> more authoritative-sounding one (it says the
> interaction's rare)

ck: Thanks for the weekly Oy moment. Adverse effects from SSRIs interacting 
with grapefruit are rare proabably because anyone getting a script for SSRIs 
is warned--on the drug circular and certainly by pharmacists in the US--not 
to ingest grapefruit while taking the drug. Reactions vary, can be severe 
and in lodge in the mental status area, where also resides the Oy factor.
swearing off the urge to be helpful for a week

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