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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to find any lactose free blood thinning medications?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Maybe: A person on blood thinners can ask his prescribing doctor to look for a tablet that does not contain lactose. Some medications contain lactose, while others do not. If no lactose-free tablets are available, the person can just take the lactose-containing medication with a lactaid lactase enzyme tablet, to digest the lactose from the medication.
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Last updated Feb 1, 2020
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