8 Common Foods And Medications You Should Never, Ever Mix #5 Is Shocking

If You Take Heart Failure Medication…

 If You Take Heart Failure Medication...

…Avoid Black Licorice

...Avoid Black Licorice

Black licorice contains a chemical called glycyrrhizin (we have a hard time pronouncing that, too), which can cause an irregular heartbeat when combined with digoxin, sometimes with serious complications.

Licorice also inhibits the effectiveness of some drugs, including blood pressure meds, blood thinners, pain relievers, and birth control.

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