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aleve and coumadin taken together

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not : Recommended as concurrent use with Coumadin (warfarin) may increase risk for bleeding, among other things.
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Coumadin (warfarin): Nonsteroidal antinflamatories increase risk of gastrointestinal ulceration. Ulcers bleed ulcers on Coumadin (warfarin) can result in life threatening ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Coumadin (warfarin): I usually discourage the use of alleve or other non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs as they have blood thinning properties would stick with tylenol ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: But taking warfarin is not a great idea as the nsaids (including aleve) can affect the lining of the stomach and result in bleeding. I would try some ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Usually well tolerated, but checking inr is not a big deal.
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Dr. Ted King
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Possibly: It could affect your inr but by this point, any effect you might see would be stable. As dr. Wright said, checking an inr wouldn't be a bad idea. Th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Drugs : Plavix (clopidogrel) and warfarin can be taken together but with increased bleeding risk.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: In certain situations they can be taken together but ther is a substantial risk of bleeding if both Plavix and Coumadin (warfarin) are taken at the sa ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can take both together.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: A person who has no problems taking naproxen (Aleve) by itself, and who has no problems taking cephalexin (Keflex) by itself, should also have no prob ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
D/W your dr.: No drug interactions were noted on Drugs.Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. http://www ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: There should be no problem taking these medications together. Remember that Aleve (naproxen) should be taken with food. Feel better and get some good ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: There are no interactions.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You will be fine.: Some patients experience fatigue/tiredness with NSAIDS and you are probably one of them. Just rest and relax, it will pass in a few hours.
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Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Endometriosis can produce any and all of the symptoms described, but low dose oral bcp's should relieve most if taken correctly. Stopping the ovarian ... Read More

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