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Can You Take Cinnamon With A Blood Thinner
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Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more
Probiotics...: Probiotics should not interfere with your hypertension medication. Some studies have actually shown that there may be a link between probiotic consumption and reduced blood pressure; although the studies were not definitive and more research is needed to make that claim. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is Magnesium safe to take with Xarelto? Sources on internet say it's a blood thinner an may cause blood to become too thick. Thanks
As prescribed by Dr: In my experience, Suboxone can be safely co-administered with commonly prescribed blood thinners such as aspirin, heparin, plavix, (clopidogrel) xarelto, warfarin, pradaxa, etc. One should always consult the prescribing physician in such circumstances as there may be other factors to consider. ...Read more
What over-the-counter medicine can I take for a bad cold that would work with Coumadin (warfarin) and insulin?
Can you take Zicam and triaminic thin strips together? I have a cold and i've been taking Zicam regularly, i would like to take a triaminic thin strip. Will this cause any reaction or any side effects?
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Use your calf muscle: The calf is a secondary blood pump the squeezes the blood out of your leg and back to the heart. Flexing your foot down activates the muscle. Do this as often as possible like your pulse. Elevate your leg just above your heart whenever possible even at night. Put a bolster/pillow under the mattress at the foot of the bed. If the cast is off use antithrombotic (elastic) stockings. ...Read more
2 new drugs: The fda has approved 2 new drugs and more are on the way: Pradaxa (dabigatran) and xarelto (rivaroxaban). Key points: they're very expensive, don't require frequent blood samples for dosing, and they have no antidote if serious bleeding occurs. Pradaxa is taken twice a day, xarelto is once daily. If stopped abruptly, there is incr risk of clotting with both. Pradaxa can often cause stomach upset. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not a good idea: Blood thinners make it more likely that you will bleed in general. Making small holes in the skin will make you bleed excessively because of the presence of the thinners and will increase the risk of infection, and possible scarring. Wait until you are off the thinner; if it is long term then speak with your physician about how to temporarily stop the thinner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are: Quite a few other medical options including shots and pills. Talk with your doc. ...Read more
Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more
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