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Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact

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Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact

And some people are at greater risk of problems

(HealthDay News) -- Some foods can interact with medications, causing harmful side effects.

The American Academy of Family Physicians says these factors may raise your risk of a food/drug interaction:

  • Being a pregnant woman.
  • Being an older adult.
  • Having a chronic disease, such as heart disease or diabetes.
  • Being a young child.
  • Eating a poor diet.