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does yucca cause blood thinning?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
probably not: Webmd lists no bleeding issues with yucca. The national institutes of health national center for alternative and complementary medicine has no listing for yucca or any of its alternative names. I doubt that it has ever been closely scrutinized.

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Is it ok to take piriton with a blood thinning disorder?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Not as far I know: To be safe check with yore doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

What foods can slow blood thinning?

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Dr. Joshua Batt
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Leafy greens: Dark leafy greens (kale, spinach, collard greens, mustard greens, chard, cabbage), asparagus, prunes, pickles, brussels sprouts, scallions and herbs are among the most problematic of foods (i.e., foods with lots of vitamin k which can slow the effects of blood thinners like coumadin (warfarin).).
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I m on blood thinning medicine?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
What is the question: The indication for blood thinning medication in your case? Medications to thin bld are of few categories - aspirin, coumadin(warfarin), plavix, (clopidogrel) medications that alter shape and flexibility of red blood cells called hemorheology altering agents- example trental(pentoxyphylline) and injection forms blood thinnners - Heparin -conventional and low molecular weight form- a more refined ones are there.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Can 5-loxin cause blood thinning?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
unknown: I reviewed the 2008 study published in arthritis research (which showed a beneficial effect)-no bleeding was observed. I also reviewed the national institutes of health alternative ; complementary medicine data which notes that it "has not been tested for safety in controlled clinical trials" and it is "regulated as a dietary supplement" (not as a medicine). Bottom line: no one knows!
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Which medicines will cause blood thinning?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Anticoagulation: None cause thinning, but for anticoagulation which people colloquially call 'thinning' there are many, heparin, warfarin, pradaxa, rivaroxaban, apixaban, and others

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