Heparin medicines cause the blood to clot more slowly. While
taking heparin, it is necessary to keep a delicate balance
To help keep this balance and prevent bleeding problems, tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and supplements.
Many medicines can interfere with blood-clotting time and should
be avoided. For example, aspirin and
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can
raise your risk of bleeding.
Do not take any medicines, vitamins, or
minerals unless you first talk to your doctor.
Some of the more common medicines that may interfere with blood
December 28, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
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