Top
20
Doctor insights on: Foods With Vitamin K And Coumadin

Share
1

1
Can leviothyrozine and vitamin D3 pills interfere with iron absorption? What foods interfere with hypothyroidism and iron intake and should b avoided?

Can leviothyrozine and vitamin D3 pills interfere with iron absorption? What foods interfere with hypothyroidism and iron intake and should b avoided?

NO: Neither interfere with Iron absorption. You might consider taking some Vitamin C with the Iron it is better absorbed in an acid environment. (Vit C=Ascorbic acid) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Warfarin (Definition)

Warfarin is a medication used to thin the blood and to prevent or treat people with blood clots. It requires frequent blood ...Read more


3

3
Can i take these vitamins together: fish oil and calcium/magnesium with vit d and prenatal vitamins?

Can i take these vitamins together: fish oil and calcium/magnesium with vit d and prenatal vitamins?

Some: The fish oil and prenatals are fine together. Ask your doctor how much calcium and vitamin d you need based on your diet. It may be worth getting a vitamin d level. If you need to take the additional calcium, it's probably best to take it apart from the prenatals, which also usually contain calcium. ...Read more

4

4
Which foods increase good cholesterol, vitamin d and vitamin b12?

Which foods increase good cholesterol, vitamin d and vitamin b12?

Not much: Very few. Unsaturated plant fats may help increase HDL a little, as will small amounts of alcohol. Vitamin d is made in your skin in response to light exposure. It is found in many foods, such as dairy products, but most are supplemented. Vitamin B12 is in most animal derived products, but is hard to be deficient in unless you have chronic stomach or intestinal problems or prior GI surgery. ...Read more

5

5
Are foods high in folic acid, and vitamin d good for people with auto immune diseases?

Absolutely: Folic acid and vitamin d are excellent nutrients/vitamins that provide significant qualities known to assist the bodies immune system. ...Read more

6

6
If i'm taking biotin forte with zinc, but i also eat good diet with lots of beans and B vitamin foods- will this cause excess B and zinc to build up?

If i'm taking biotin forte with zinc, but i also eat good diet with lots of beans and B vitamin foods- will this cause excess B and zinc to build up?

No: There is no worry about B vitamins "building up." The only B vitamin that our body stores is B12 and it is non-toxic. The only B vitamin known to be toxic is B6 but one usually has to take over 200 mg/day; it is impossible to get anywhere near that via diet. Zinc toxicity is not known unless one ingests at least 100 mg/day long-term. Diet levels never approach this. So no need to worry. ...Read more

8

8
I consistently have elevated platelets.Can i keep eating vegetables high in vitamin K such as spinach, kale, etc.?

I consistently have elevated platelets.Can i keep eating vegetables high in vitamin K such as spinach, kale, etc.?

Hematologist: Please see a blood doctor ( hematologist) to look at your platelets. Often it is from stress or weight gain, but be sure. Platelets do not usually get effected by iron ( kale, spinach) etc- that is anemia. ...Read more

10

10
Why one when taking Vitamin D for d deficiency should include with it Calcium and Magnesium?

Why one when taking Vitamin D for d deficiency should include with it Calcium and Magnesium?

Vitamin D: Buy vitamin D over the counter at little cost for 2000 units a day. There are plenty of good and safe foods and drinks with calcium. Magnesium is also in foods. ...Read more

12

12
Can I take calcium supplements with other dietary supplements?

Depends.: Taking calcium does not preclude you from taking other supplements like Folic Acid or vitamin d. But "dietary supplement" means different things to different people. It's best to take the supplements you're taking in to your doctor and have a discussion with them about their safety and efficacy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Is it ok to take ginseng daily with pravastatin, metformin, and vitamin E 1000iu?

Yes, but also...: Yes, but if if you are on prevastatin it is essential to take coq10 (100 mg of a well-absorbed form) only take natural e with mixed tocopherols- do not take the dangerous syntheric dl-alpha tocopherol. See http://www.Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease/ & http://www.Spacedoc.Com/stephen_sinatra_3 & my comment:. ...Read more

16

16
I take a multivitamin plus vitamin c, d, all b's with niacin and fish oil, calcium, red yeast rice, should I take the vitamin magnesium with these & why?

I don't like it.: Truth be told, I don't like combining Niacin with the red yeast rice as they can both have toxic effects upon the liver. I hope you're having your liver blood enzyme levels monitored on that combination. Adding Magnesium to all of this is not my concern as I don't see any issue in that as long as your doses of all these other medications are not excessive. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Can patients with polycythemia vera take folic acid and vitamin B12 supplements when deficient or will it cause clots?

Can patients with polycythemia vera take folic acid and vitamin B12 supplements when deficient or will it cause clots?

B12/Folate: If i understand your question correctly if a patient with pcv polycythemia vera have documented Folic Acid or B12 deficiency, then those could be replaced. However, if the levels of B12 and folate (folic acid) are normal in blood, then i would not recommend it. Thanks. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
19

19
Which vitamin and mineral supplements should everyone take?

Which vitamin and mineral supplements should everyone take?

None: Vitamin and mineral supplements are a great way to increase the profit of vitamin and mineral supplement suppliers and makers. Unless you have a very abnormal diet, or have a specific vitamin deficiency based on your genes, you do not need this. If you think you have a deficiency, ask your Doctor to test for that. Otherwise, save your money and use it to go to the gym more often. ...Read more

20

20
How can vitamin K be an anticoagulant and at the same time vitamin K helps blood to clot (a coagulant)?

How can vitamin K be an anticoagulant and at the same time vitamin K helps blood to clot (a coagulant)?

Clotting vitamin: Vitamin K is used routinely in the newborn as they lack Vitamin K and can be used for Warfarin overdose. Generally Calcium is given with Vitamin D. Ask your doctor. There may be a reason he/she thinks you need Vitamin K. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Sandeep Khosla
256 doctors shared insights

Vitamin K (Definition)

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in blood clotting. The body can store fat-soluble ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
707 doctors shared insights

Coumadin (Definition)

Coumadin is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more