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the interaction between cod liver oil and warfarin

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Interaction: There have been reported rises in inr in fish oil ingesting patients, if you take cod liver oil, your inr must be monitored closely to see what the ef ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No major interaction: That I am aware of
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oils: read these: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-993-fish%20oil.aspx?activeingredientid=993&activeingredientname=fish%20oil ht ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I don't think so: Some physicians believe that fish oils are helpful for inflammation and/or blood lipid problems. I have no reason to believe that this will specifical ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Nutritional boost: No need to take supplements if on citalopram. But if ok with your doctor for other reasons, cod liver oil capsule should be fine. Best wishes.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil : Fish oil tablets can lower lupus levels but can increase slightly bleeding risk as side effect.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Excellent: Omega 3 is made in the body from an essential fatty acid called linolenic acid. Some people have difficulty in processing it and epa, derived from fis ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I'm skeptical: The journals and internet are fully of contradictory stuff, but the last three big studies I've seen showed no cardiac benefit, which is what I expect ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Supplements: Recommended amounts vary depending on what studies are being followed. The amounts you are taking, i believe are healthy and recommend you continue t ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fink
38 years experience Family Medicine
It may not be safe: Omega fatty acids such as in fish oils thin the blood and can interact with the Aspirin and plavix, (clopidogrel) and can make your blood too thin. T ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
5000 mgs: 5000 mgs of omega 3 in divided doses.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
22 years experience Hepatology
Check RDD: cod liver oil is high in lysine so best to check how much lysine you'd be getting. best to stick to no more than the recommended daily dosage.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No side effects : It is perfectly safe to take evening primrose oil and vit e together and should not cause any side effects.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
The same: Both are making the same claim but different formulations will supply more of the actual active ingredient, so you must read the label carefully. Bett ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Why would you want so much fish oil?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: A normal diet is all you need.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: If you have high blood pressure you need see your doctor to take medications there by preventing the complications , cod liver has high in Vit A &am ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: NO.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Should be ok: There are no interactions with fish oil and Aspirin that i know of if you are taking fish oil to treat your cholesterol make sure your doctor is awa ... Read More
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