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coumadin and fruits with vitamin k like blackberries and raspberries

A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Typically the whole fruit would have more. Carrots or apples are not particularly high in vitamin k
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Vitamin K: Yes Kiwi would have higher levels than you would want. You need to avoid Vitamin K1. Warfarin will effect bone density and can cause osteoporosis a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Question is unclear: If you're now off coumadin, (warfarin) you can have all the vitamin k foods you want. The Coumadin (warfarin) will wear off all the faster. If you're ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Immediately for K...: The reason to avoid vit k on Coumadin (warfarin) is that it reduces the effectiveness of Coumadin (warfarin) (though i advise people eat consistent le ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
9.6 is high: 9.6 is high on Coumadin (warfarin) we do prothrombin time and inr. The test done is pt;inr normal inr is 1 we like to keep inr between 2to 3.5 de ... Read More
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A 77-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
That's pretty high: Clearly her inr of 8 is pretty high. Vitamin k takes a few days to work but that would be the best way to treat unless she's having active bleeding. I ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Coumadin (warfarin) inhibits K: Herbs, dark leafy greens, broccoli, brussel sprouts, asparagus, cabbage and pickles all contain high amounts of vitamin k. These foods need to be ea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Now: Go ahead and enjoy yourself unless your physician has directed you otherwise.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: I usually tell patients starting warfarin to continue their usual eating habits. When people try new diets, that is when the warfarin effect will chan ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: Vitamin k counteracts the effects of Coumadin (warfarin) but does not cause blood clots.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Inhibits warfarin: Vitamin k is important for certain blood clotting factors in the body, and warfarin interferes with the way the body uses vitamin k. If someone ingest ... Read More

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