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Can a person taking Coumadin (warfarin) eat almond and peanuts?

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Dr. J Roberts
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In brief: Moderate Vit K

Most nuts have a moderate amount of vitamin k in them, so with each handful you're antagonizing the Coumadin (warfarin) effect, that is, lowering your inr.
Sunflower seeds have a very low amount of vitamin k, but still, the effect is simply dose-dependent: the more you eat them, the greater the impact. Another thought: ask your md to switch to xarelto or pradaxa...

In brief: Moderate Vit K

Most nuts have a moderate amount of vitamin k in them, so with each handful you're antagonizing the Coumadin (warfarin) effect, that is, lowering your inr.
Sunflower seeds have a very low amount of vitamin k, but still, the effect is simply dose-dependent: the more you eat them, the greater the impact. Another thought: ask your md to switch to xarelto or pradaxa...
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