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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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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Powelson
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Do not take vit k: Vitamin k is an antagonist for coumadin (warfarin). Another words it counteracts the effect of coumadin (warfarin). So if you need Coumadin (warfarin) ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Light
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not a good idea: Coumadin (warfarin) is a vit k antagonist. In other words, it works to thin the blood by blocking vit k. Taking vit k will make the Coumadin (warfarin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Prune juice: Vitamin K, how much prune juice are you drinking? It would take a lot to alter your INR. One cup has a bit less than 10mcg, that's not much if that's ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
39 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 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Always check with : Your doctor first on how anything you take affects your INR and platelet time. The more Vitamin K activity, the more it will affect this. A teabag is ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Conventional: recommendations are to do nothing for an INR greater than ten if there is no bleeding. If there is bleeding then Vitamin K is indicated. Holding your ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 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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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 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 77-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 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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