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Do walnuts affect warfarin levels

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: You can eat walnuts unless you have a nut allergy.
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Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: you will be getting your blood test for the coumadin (warfarin) and your meidication can be adjusted as needed. You should have a fairly consistant d... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
You can: As walnuts and warfarin aren't a concerning interaction. But be aware depending on your degree of cirrhosis you may require closer monitoring or lowe... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Kratom?: There is no listing for karatom. I assume you mean kratom? The answer is: no one knows. It's never been systematically studied. I read about this her... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Bleeding: Excessive bleeding is the danger of too much coumadin (warfarin). Bleeding into the skin can cause bruising and pain. Into muscle can cause a hemato... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 29 years experience
Depends: Great question; if you are on the medication longterm most healtcare providers check protimes/inrs every month. In the most recent guidelines, howeve... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
Vascular Surgery 20 years experience
INR: Coumadin (warfarin) affects certain factors in your blood responsible for blood clotting. While Coumadin (warfarin) prevents these from working proper... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
Cardiology 26 years experience
Diet or generic...: Dietary foods can make Coumadin levels go up and down, so can certain medications. If all else is the same, the biggest cause is getting generic Couma... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
No effect on INR: I hope your decision to use a e-cig was part of a plan for smoking cessation and that you are eventually able to accomplish the complete goal. It's a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Lowers INR: If you eat spinach, turnip greens, broccoli, brussels sprouts, parsley or other leafy greens, this may counteract the effect of Coumadin (warfarin) on... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Merlino
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Warfarin: New medication, diet, different generic rx and then we don't know, i often prescribe brand name Coumadin (warfarin) as there is less variation than ge... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Prothrombin time: V8 juice or leafy vegetables do not affect warfarin level but reduce its effectiveness, If you change your diet, consult your doctor to reassess proth... Read More
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