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what not to eat when taking warfarin

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
Balance: The antidote for Coumadin (warfarin) is vitamin k which is in a lot of foods, but most heavily in dark green leafy vegetables. My advice to my patient ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Anything. & Careful!: First of all pay attention to the fact that warfarin therapy is life saving in range and life threatening outside that range. Technically you can and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The anticoagulant effect of warfarin may be decreased if taken with foods that are rich in vitamin k. Some of these foods include dark, leafy greens, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pickles: if you don't choke on the pickles it shouldn't be much problem
A male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Can? Yes. Should? No: Lettuce & rhubarb are rich in vitamin K. As such, they will interact with coumadin (warfarin). The amount of interaction depends on the coumadin d ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Vit k : Foods that contain vit k can reduce the effect of coumadin (warfarin). Such as fresh greens etc. The list of foods and meds that can interact is exten ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Most anything.: Greens ( spinich, kale, mustard, turnip greens) can blunt the effect on the coumdain on thinning your blood. The important thing is, if you eat certa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Best to avoid: Even cooked green vegetables has vit.K.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to monitor PT: If you change your diet you should get your blood tested more frequently to make sure that your pt is at the desired level. Discuss your proposed chan ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Coumadin (warfarin): Yes.
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