Grape seed interaction with Antibiotics for tuberculosis and Chemotheraphy
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is grapeseed best taken?
before meal or after meal?
be taken with antibiotics for tuberculosis?
be taken by person undergoing chemotheraphy?
what dose should be given?
should be taken with breakfast and lunch for two weeks and then with
is used in the treatment of tuberculosis and because of its effectiveness
and low cost is considered as a drug of first choice. Isoniazid is
more effective and less toxic than other anti-tuberculosis drugs including
p-aminosalicylic acid, capreomycin, cycloserine, ethionamide and kanamycin.
isoniazid does not seem to inhibit monoamine oxidase mitochondrial
it does seem to have a MAOI activity high enough to produce significant
clinical effects when taken with tyramine-rich foods or drugs that
inhibit the activity of monoamine oxidase.
clinical effects are manifested as flushing, palpitations and headaches.
The following foods should be limited during treatment with isoniazid
due to its high content of tyramine: aged cheeses, bananas, avocados,
beans, smoked fish, herring, soy sauce and yeast extracts and meat.
caffeine and drinks containing this substance such as tea, colas,
chocolate or coffee can cause serious cardiac arrhythmias or hypertensive
crisis if consumed while treatment is administered with an MAOI
seed extract may break down Tyramine.
the ways that radiation and chemotherapy damage the cells is by forming
seed extract is one of the most powerful antioxidants that fight free
that have used the grape seed extract have been done with doses ranging
from 40 mg to 720 mg daily.
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