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Osteoporosis

Grapefruits Effects on Fosamax

04/04/2006

Question:

I am taking Fosamax once a week. Does eating 1/2 of a fresh grapefruit have any affect on the medication?

Answer:

Grapefruit should not have an effect on your Fosamax efficacy.  Just be sure not to eat it within a half hour of taking your medication.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati