By David Mittleman

Beware Combining These Drugs and Foods

You might not realize that some of your prescription and OTC drugs make interact in dangerous ways with some foods. It’s true though, and it’s important to stay informed so that you don’t make the mistake of taking the drug with a food that will inhibit the drug’s effectiveness or worse. Read on for the most common, yet unrecognized, dangerous combinations of food and OTC or prescription drugs.

  1. Limes and cough medicine: some citrus fruits such as limes can inhibit the active ingredient in cough medicine, dextromethorphan. The medication can …read more