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Coumadin and fish oil omega 3

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
Vascular Surgery 18 years experience
Maybe: There are some reported cases of patients who take Coumadin (warfarin) and fish oil who then have an elevated inr, the level which is checked when you... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Fish best: No evidence taking capsules help. Recommendation is to eat fish at least twice a week.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
EPA ; DHA: Fish oil and krill oil have 2 major components: epa and dha. Generally people need at least 1-2 grams of epa, and at least 500 mg dha daily. The pre... Read More
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Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: There is some evidence that high dose epa (1000 mg daily) may be helpful for depression.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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More O3 in fish oil: Flax has 6 and some 3. Depending on what you need, you may want to choose between the two. If for cardiovascular health, Omega 3 is better.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Not necessarily: You must be guided by your OB for supplements in pregnancy.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Children only consume sugar if adults permit it. Taking fish oil does not counteract the medical problems associated with excessive sugar intake.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Uncertain: I googled chia seed's fish oil and discovered that there are many formulations so i can't really answer your question. What you really want is about 9... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Read the Label: Fish oil supplements contain variable amounts of the two essential Omega-3 acids DHA and EPA. Make certain that you are taking at least 1000mg of thes... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
No: Because there aren't any. There is no good outcome data for fish oils and the cardiology community's enthusiasm for the supplement is waning. There is... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not to worry: No harm w///expired pills but would throw them out

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