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Is It Ok To Take Piriton With A Blood Thinning Disorder
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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Green tea has a blood thinning effect, so green coffee bean extract does not have any so is safe to take?
Who says that: Green tea has a blood thinning effect? ...Read more
How long does it take for local anaesthetic to be out of the area. Relative to blood thinning in the arm its injected into.
Local anesthesia: Depending on the pharmacologic agent used no longer than 6 -8 hours. Usually within an hour or two. ...Read more
I 'am on blood thinning medication . Can i check for genetic blood disorders while taking blood thinning?
Is it safe to take garlic, tumeric, and sawpalmetto supplements daily? Have read that they all have blood thinning properties?
Yes: Yes, these are all safe to take daily. While they all may thin the blood somewhat, keeping our blood thin is a good strategy to prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes. You should be careful if you are taking pharmaceuticals that thin blood but in general it is good to keep our blood on the thin side and these are quite safe. ...Read more
Tattoo: Getting a tattoo is always an infection risk. If there's bleeding, it will be considerably worse when taking anticoagulants. Not a good idea. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: Cod liver oil contains fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids. They lower triglycerides, but also have a slight anticoagulant effect. You are already on anticoagulants, so there is the possibility of too much if you add the cod liver oil. Don't do it without your doctor's permission. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer