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  • n. A furanocoumarin found principally in grapefruit juice, but also in bergamot oil; thought to be responsible for its effect on the metabolism of some pharmaceuticals

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Examples

  • The Interaction Between Grapefruit and Statins Grapefruit contains the compound bergamottin, which interacts with certain enzyme systems in the body, such as cytochrome P-450 and P-glycoprotein.

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