Can I drink grapefruit juice if I am taking Tylox?

If you're taking Tylox (acetaminophen and oxycodone), you should not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit. Tylox, which is prescribed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain on an as-needed basis, contains oxycodone, an opioid (narcotic) pain reliever. Grapefruit juice inhibits an enzyme needed to break down oxycodone. This could increase the levels of oxycodone in your blood and raise the risk for breathing problems that could be fatal.

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