U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Finland
A 20-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to use coumadin (warfarin) and propranolol at the same time? i use coumadin (warfarin) because of an old dvt. no clotting disorders.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bryant Cary
Pharmacology 9 years experience
Probably: This is a tricky one. The short answer is if you've been on Propranolol a while, and your inr is being monitored, you are okay i take them together. If Propranolol is new or your dose is being changed, it might require some additional monitoring ; maybe dose adjustment of your warfarin if your inr goes outside range. Make sure all your doctors know all your meds.
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Yes.: You can safely use both medications together. Coumadin (warfarin) is a blood thinner and Propranolol is a beta blocker. They have different functions and do not interact with each other.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jun 30, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.