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Does eating salt have an affect on blood thinners?

Does eating salt have an affect on blood thinners?

No: Salt will not affect the action of medications that prevent clotting. If you are taking Coumadin there are numerous foods and medications that interact with it, and you should be aware of those. Here is a link to a helpful article. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/thrombophlebitis/expert-answers/warfarin/faq-20058443 ...Read more

Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Blood Thinners (Definition)

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


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Accidentally injecting blood thinners into a vein would this cause a problem I take dalterparin sodium 5000 iu. Am now panicking?

Accidentally injecting blood thinners into a vein would this cause a problem I take dalterparin sodium 5000 iu. Am now panicking?

Do not panic: How do you know it was injected in a vein? Did blood enter the syringe? Usually it is injected under the skin...And from there into the circulation in a slower pace. Do not panic as long as the dose was accurate. A low molecular weight Heparin used to prevent DVT and pe. Do not stop the treatment. Just for piece of mind I would call the prescribing md. Aspirate to make sure not in a vein! ...Read more

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Is diethtylproprion a type of blood thinner?

Is diethtylproprion a type of blood thinner?

Diethy propion: No. It is not a blood thinner. Diethylpropion is used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to help you lose weight. It is used in people who are significantly overweight (obese) and have not been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone. ...Read more

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What could happen from an overdose of blood thinner?

What could happen from an overdose of blood thinner?

Bleeding: If you are referring to warfarin, it can cause severe bleeding. If aspirin, bleeding and kidney problems. Be very careful with all blood thinners. One needs to be monitored for symptoms and signs of bleeding. If there are concerns, contact your provider. ...Read more

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Is wine a blood thinner?

No but: It is associated with a lower risk of heart disease if taken regularly in moderation. ...Read more

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Is warfarin a blood thinner?

Is warfarin a blood thinner?

Yes: Coumadin (warfarin) is routinely used as a chronic blood thinner. It works by inhibiting several coagulation factors (factors ii, vii, ix, and x) as well as anticoagulating factors (proteins c and s). Patients are typically "bridged" to Coumadin with another blood thinner like heparin. ...Read more

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Is metformin a blood thinner?

Is metformin a blood thinner?

No it's not.: It's used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Take care! Http://www. Drugs. Com/metformin.Html. ...Read more

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Is triamterene considered a blood thinner?

Is triamterene considered a blood thinner?

No: It is a diuretic ("fluid pill") and can sometimes interfere with other blood-thinners that you may be actually prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril a blood thinner?

Is lisinopril a blood thinner?

No: No it is not. It is a blood pressure medicine. ...Read more

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Could I have a tattoo while on a blood thinner?

Could I have a tattoo while on a blood thinner?

Risky: The tattoo in being injected by the machine into your dermis and causes some disruption and bleeding. The thinner in your case may lead to more bleeding than expected which I believe will also make the artist have a harder time placing the tattoo and seeing where they are injecting. ...Read more

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Is gabatrol a blood thinner?

Is gabatrol a blood thinner?

"Thinner"=Misleading: Blood viscosity=primarily due to surface adhesiveness of red blood cells. Blood viscosity is ↓ed in anemia (RBCs farther apart), but is not healthy. All the agents commonly referred to as "thinners" either inhibit blood clotting or stimulate blood clot destruction proteins. Thus all=anti-clotting agents (do not reduce blood viscosity), are recommended to ↓ clots inside blood vessels & ↑ bleeding. ...Read more

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Is malaxican a blood thinner?

Meloxicam?: No, Meloxicam is a pain killer in the group of medications known as nsaids. Ibuprofen is another example of this type of medication. Meloxicam is supposed to be gentler on the stomach than the other nsaids, however, it can irritate the stomach and cause bleeding. Perhaps that is why you are thinking of it as a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Is watson 349 a blood thinner?

Watson 349: Watson 349 pill - acetaminophen/hydrocodone 500 mg / 5 mg, neither component of this pill is a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Do blood thinners really make your blood thinner?

No: Blood thinner is a colloquial term for anticoagulants that reduce the propensity of blood to clot.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can I take garcina cambagias while on blood thinner?

Uncertain: There is very limited information. I was able to find 1 case report suggesting that garcinia prolonged the inr in a patient taking warfarin. No data on newer anticoagulants or anti-platelet agents. Since the exact contents of any "dietary supplement" preparation is not guaranteed, always be cautious when mixing supplements with potent medications like warfarin. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: blood thinner?

Prevents clots: Blood thinners are any medications that inhibit steps in the pathway that leads to clotting. Aspirin and plavix, (clopidogrel) for example, inhibit platelet cells in the bloodstream from clumping together. Coumadin (warfarin) thins the blood by inhibiting the proteins in the blood that lead to deposition of fibrin, which makes up the bulk of clot material. ...Read more

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How long do one shot of blood thinner stay in your system?

How long do one shot of blood thinner stay in your system?

I assume: You mean enoxaparin? It has a half life of 4.5 hours. In order to completely eliminate a drug, 5 half lives have to pass. This means 5x4.5, or 22.5 hours. Almost a day. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Having blood checked while on blood thinner--how often, where?

Depends on level: Depends on the level. Also I check more frequently when starting and once the level is therapeutic, at least once a month. ...Read more

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Can I have wine while taking a blood thinner?

Blood thinner: Yes. You can have very limited amount. Because if you are under its influence and fall, then you could have bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Can you have botox if you are on a blood thinner?

Can you have botox if you are on a blood thinner?

Botox: Botox given to patients taking blood thinners may result in more bruising than Botox given to those who don't use of blood thinners. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take curcuma comsa while being on a blood thinner?

Is it okay to take curcuma comsa while being on a blood thinner?

Curcuma: It is not ok to take this herb while on blood thinners as you could be more prone to bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke marihuana while being on a blood thinner?

Is it okay to smoke marihuana while being on a blood thinner?

Not a good idea: While there is no direct interaction between the active ingredient thc and what I assume you refer to as warfarin (blood thinner) the risk of injury and unintended bleeding increases with any substance that affects judgement, coordination, and balance which will happen with marijuana. So, no, I don't think it is ok, but that's just me. ...Read more

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Is ecotrin (aspirin) a blood thinner?

Is ecotrin (aspirin) a blood thinner?

Mildly: Ecotrin is Aspirin with an enteric (stomach) coating. Aspirin inhibits platelets which are necessary to initiate clotting. People on Aspirin take longer to form a blood clot than people who don't take aspirin. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) a blood-thinner?

Is Advil (ibuprofen) a blood-thinner?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is a weak platelet inhibitor. It can be associated with bleeding. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) a blood thinner?  

Is Advil (ibuprofen) a blood thinner?  

A weak one: Advil and other drugs such as Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) affect the platelet function and interfere with clotting as a result. Aspirin is a stronger blood thinner but when blood thinning treatment is required advil etc are not strong enough. ...Read more

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Is Naproxen 500 mg a blood thinner?

Is Naproxen 500 mg a blood thinner?

Not conventional one: Naproxen is not used as a blood thinner. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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