Cookie policy: This site uses cookies (small files stored on your computer) to simplify and improve your experience of this website. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you are using to access this website. For more information please take a look at our terms and conditions. Some parts of the site may not work properly if you choose not to accept cookies.

In the media

Foods containing high levels of potassium can interfere with ACE inhibitors

19 July 2014: The Weekly News reported on foods that can affect how some medicines work. Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) spokesman Paul Johnson was interviewed by the paper. He highlighted that some foods, such as bananas, oranges and green leafy vegetables, are high in potassium and so those taking ACE inhibitors should be careful. Johnson also noted that some antidepressants should not be taken with large amounts of chocolate, because chocolate and caffeine can negate the effects of sleeping pills.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2014.20066130

Have your say

For commenting, please login or register as a user and agree to our Community Guidelines. You will be re-directed back to this page where you will have the ability to comment.

Recommended from Pharmaceutical Press

Search an extensive range of the world’s most trusted resources

Powered by MedicinesComplete
PJJ Static MPU
  • Print
  • Share
  • Comment
  • Save
  • Print Friendly Version of this pagePrint Get a PDF version of this webpagePDF

Jobs you might like

Newsletter Sign-up

Want to keep up with the latest news, comment and CPD articles in pharmacy and science? Subscribe to our free alerts.