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foods to avoid with blood thinners

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Diethy propion: No. It is not a blood thinner. Diethylpropion is used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to hel ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bleeding: If you are referring to warfarin, it can cause severe bleeding. If aspirin, bleeding and kidney problems. Be very careful with all blood thinners. ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
↑ed Bleeding NotThin: Blood viscosity is primarily due to surface adhesiveness of red blood cells. Blood viscosity is ↓ed in anemia (RBCs farther apart), but this is not he ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No but: It is associated with a lower risk of heart disease if taken regularly in moderation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
No: Codeine is an opiate. Not a blood thinner.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Vicodin contains Acetaminophen and a narcotic. Neither of these is a blood thinner.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
8 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Coumadin (warfarin) is routinely used as a chronic blood thinner. It works by inhibiting several coagulation factors (factors ii, vii, ix, and x) as w ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
No it's not.: It's used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Take care! http://www.Drugs.Com/metformin.Ht ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Acetaminophen: Paracetamol or Acetaminophen is not a blood thinner.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But it's weak and temporary.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Celecoxib: it is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent, one of its other effects is platelet inhibition but it isn't classified as a 'blood thinner'

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