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  1. Abramowicz M (2004). Drug interactions with grapefruit juice. Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, 46(1173): 2–4.

  2. Dahan A, Altman H (2004). Food-drug interaction: Grapefruit juice augments drug bioavailability—Mechanism, extent and relevance. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 58(1): 1–9.

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  • Grapefruit (2004). In A DerMarderosian, J Beutler, eds., Review of Natural Products. St. Louis: Wolters Kluwer Health.

  • Prior R (2006). Phytochemicals. In ME Shils, M Shike, eds., Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 10th ed., pp. 582–594. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

  • Whitney E, Rolfes SR (2011). Nutrient-drug interactions. Understanding Nutrition, 12th ed., pp. 599–603. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

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