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Is it safe to drink green tea if you are taking this Plavix

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology 25 years experience
Yes: There is no major interaction with green tea and plavix (clopidogrel). Do limit caffeine intake as to avoid stomach irritation, etc.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Green tea : It is ok to drink the tea but in moderation as with most things. Overdoing anything usually is a bad idea. One or two cups a day should be ok.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Not a good idea: Green tea inhibits platelet aggregation & adhesion; the combination with Plavix (clopidogrel) may increase the risk of bleeding. Ask your doc if a low... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Yes it is safe: There is no drug interaction with the use of Camomile tea. So it should be safe.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Passion flower: Yes. Passion flower tea compound has calming, sleep inducing and muscle relaxing effects. Aspirin and Plavix (clopidogrel) show effect on platelets.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem, although too much could provoke anxiety.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Unless you are extremely sensitive to caffeine (there's some caffeine in green tea), one cup a day should be safe for most people. But best in the mor... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Horlander
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Lipton expired: Sorry, this is a question for lipton. As a physician I have no special knowledge on how they determine what date to put on their tea. I could only... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: Yes ... Prozac is not contraindicated with Motrin or tea. Although the combo together does increase the risk for a GI ulcer - so if try to minimize t... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
FORGET ABOUT THE: Diet pepsi. Stick with water and green tea.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Nephrology and Dialysis 16 years experience
Yes: Most teas have some diuretic action.
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