Coumadin Interactions With Supplements

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Filed Under: Heart Health, Q&As
Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Coumadin Interactions With Supplements

How can I avoid coumadin interactions with supplements?

Coumadin (warfarin) interactions with supplements include:

To avoid Coumadin supplement interactions, you shouldn't take these at all while taking Coumadin (warfarin).

Also, don't take more than 200 IU of mixed tocopherols (vitamin E) or 2 grams of fish oil.

You'll still want to eat green leafy vegetables for dietary vitamin K, but make sure that your INR (a measure of your blood's clotting ability) is checked routinely by your doctor, and that your Coumadin dosage is adjusted as needed to avoid Coumadin interactions.

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