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Don't Take This With That: Grapefruit, Drug Interaction

While it can be part of a balanced and nutritious diet, grapefruit can have serious consequences when taken with certain medications. Currently, there are more than fifty drugs known to have negative interactions with grapefruit. To learn more, watch this video then read the Consumer Update Grapefruit Juice and Medicine May Not Mix.

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FDA's Generic Drug Research

Generic drugs are less expensive than brand name drugs, offering consumers savings and sometimes even treatment they otherwise couldn't afford. Watch this slideshow to see how the scientists in FDA's Division of Product Quality Research are helping to ensure that generic drugs are just as good as their brand name counterparts. For captions and to download the high resolution photos, visit the Generic Drug Research photoset on Flickr.

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Contact FDA

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    Consumer Health Information Staff
    Room 5377, Building 32
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    Silver Spring, MD 20993