8 Popular Foods to Avoid While Taking Medications

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As a fibromyalgia thriver, it is important to eat all the foods that help alleviate fibromyalgia symptoms and avoid the foods that trigger flares. However, did you know it’s also important to know which foods do not interact well with any prescription medicines you are taking?

Well if you didn’t don’t worry, Blink Health created this great infographic so you can avoid the inner body brawl. Their mission is to provide the lowest price possible for prescription medications. So whether you’re taking Antihistamines because allergy season underway or NSAID (Ibuprofen) for a headache the infographic below will let you know what to be aware of when eating and taking specific medications.

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Here are 8 popular foods to avoid while taking medications:

drugs vs foods

If you’re suffering from allergy season like our household, this nifty allergy map may be handy for you:


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photo credit: photo stock by Comugnero Silvana from Dollar Photo Club, modified by Being Fibro Mom


Hi, I’m Brandi, the writer and creator of Being Fibro Mom and My Fibro Journal. Aside from my work on Being Fibro Mom, I run a group called Fibro Parenting on Facebook. I've been writing for the Fibromyalgia Magazine since 2016 and recently became the Secretary and Fibro & Families program director for International Support Fibromyalgia Network. Facebook-+-Twitter-+-Instagram

4 thoughts on “8 Popular Foods to Avoid While Taking Medications

  • January 28, 2017 at 12:19 am

    Is there a better image of this chart? I’m extremely interested but the quality is so low that it is so tiny that it is impossible to read and, if I try to enlarge it, it just becomes pixelated.
    Thanks so much

    • January 30, 2017 at 8:43 am

      Unfortunately, I do not have it in another size. My apologies for the inconvenience.

      • January 20, 2018 at 1:25 pm

        This info is so important…can u remember where you sourced it? It is useless in this present form…Thanks for any help…

        • January 23, 2018 at 11:57 am

          I’m sorry it is useless for you. The source is listed in the article. What were you looking for? Maybe I could help.


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