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Drug-Food InteractionAudio (En español)

A change in a drug’s effect on the body when the drug is taken together with certain foods or beverages. Not all drugs are affected by food, and some drugs are affected by only certain foods. A drug-food interaction can delay, decrease, or enhance absorption of a drug. This can cause the drug to be less effective, cause adverse effects, or increase the action of the drug.

See Related Term(s):  Drug Interaction