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Do not mix with Antibiotics.
Why The calcium in milk and dairy products has been found to bind to certain antibiotics and prevent them from being properly absorbed by the gut. Antibiotics include tetracycline and ciprofloxin, according to the New York Department of Health.
Do not mix with More than 50 types of medications, including those that treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol and blocked arteries.
Why Grapefruit juice contains a chemical that binds to an enzyme in your intestinal tract. When grapefruit juice blocks the enzyme, it’s easier for the medication to pass from your gut to your bloodstream. Blood levels will rise faster and higher than normal, and in some cases the abnormally high levels can be dangerous, warns the Harvard Medical School.
Do not mix with blood-thinning medication.
Why Green tea contains vitamin K, which reduces the effectiveness of blood-thinning medication like warfarin. Also avoid green tea if you’re on aspirin. It prevents platelets from clotting, and increases the risk of bleeding, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Soya bean milk
Do not mix with thyroid medication.
Why Compounds in soya might block the absorption of thyroid medication. According to a study, some evidence suggests that soya foods, by inhibiting absorption, may increase the dose of thyroid hormone required by hypothyroid patients. That is why doctors recommend avoiding soya products four hours after taking thyroid medication.
Do not mix with Osteoporosis medication
Why Mineral water contain calcium which can interfere with the body’s absorption of bisphosphonates, a group of medicines mainly used to prevent fractures in people who have weak bones. They slow down bone loss. Experts and bodies like the US Food & Drug Administration offer specific advice on consuming bisphosphonates, for example, they should be taken on an empty stomach with a full glass of plain water while you are sitting or standing up. So check with your doctor and make sure you follow the prescription.