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Question: What are the possible interactions between food and drugs?

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Answer: Metabolic mechanisms of nutrition and drug interactions include (1) the effects of diet on drug kinetics and action and (2) the effects of drugs on nutritional processes. The type, amount, and timing of foods consumed influenced drug dissolution, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion. High-fat meals enhance the absorption of griseofulvin and some other drugs. […]

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