A 41-year-old member asked:
how long can i drink again after taking coumadin (warfarin)?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Howard Rubin answered
46 years experience Cardiology
Coumadin (warfarin): Drinking alcohol will increase your risk of bleeding while taking warfarin.
Answered on May 29, 2016
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: It is best to avoid alcohol with warfarin, as alcohol can alter the effects of warfarin. Alcohol can also predispose you to stomach ulcers, which could be life threatening if they began to bleed. If you choose to use alcohol, limit consumption to no more than 1-2 drinks a day.
Answered on Dec 27, 2012
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