Quad City Doctor discusses common food interactions with medications

Published: Feb. 17, 2022 at 3:03 PM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Dr. Niral Tilala, a Family physician with Genesis Health System, explains some of the common food interactions with certain medications. For example, grapefruit can inhibit cholesterol-lowering drugs to clear out of the body, potentially causing side-effects. Dairy can make some antibiotics ineffective. He suggests whenever you get a new medication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about any possible food interactions.

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