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Can I take my Coumadin (warfarin) at the same time as drinking alcohol?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Sure BUT!!!!

I would advise anyone on Coumadin (warfarin) not to drink and if so, to drink no more that 1-2 ounces of alcohol in a 24 hour period.
The risk of falls and severe injury, bleeding and even death is too great. The physical and immediate act fo taking the dose with alcohol is probably not a major issue, but why would you do it? There are not many medications that i take more serious than using coumadin (warfarin).

In brief: Sure BUT!!!!

I would advise anyone on Coumadin (warfarin) not to drink and if so, to drink no more that 1-2 ounces of alcohol in a 24 hour period.
The risk of falls and severe injury, bleeding and even death is too great. The physical and immediate act fo taking the dose with alcohol is probably not a major issue, but why would you do it? There are not many medications that i take more serious than using coumadin (warfarin).
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

No known effect.

In brief: Yes

No known effect.
Dr. Mircea Petrina
Dr. Mircea Petrina
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Dr. Jeffrey Hnath
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Not recommended

Alcohol effects liver metabolism and increases fall / bleed risk.

In brief: Not recommended

Alcohol effects liver metabolism and increases fall / bleed risk.
Dr. Jeffrey Hnath
Dr. Jeffrey Hnath
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