CONSUMER ALERT: Grapefruit interaction

Joyce Lupiani

CONSUMER ALERT: Grapefruit interaction

CREATED Nov. 27, 2012

(KTNV) -- The following is a consumer alert involving the potential for a dangerous interaction between dozens of prescription drugs and grapefruit.

A new study says that grapefruit can trigger an overdose when combined with more than 85 drugs, including Lipitor and Prozac.

Half of the overdoses can result in adverse effects like kidney damage, blood clots and even death.

Click here to see if your medication is on the list.