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A 24-year-old member asked:

Does glucosamine cause blood thinning?

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Dr. David Hicks
Family Medicine 44 years experience
No: Not known to affect this but if you have underlying coagulation problems or you are on any blood anticoagulants it may. But not by itself.

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I am on blood thinning medication can I also take glucosamine ?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, there is no problem taking glucosamine. Make sure that you talk to your doctor about which foods to avoid if you are on a blood thinner.

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