What medications should not be taken with blood thinners?
Don’t take over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or supplements unless you check with your doctor first. Your blood thinner may not work right with them. For example, aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen can make you bleed more. Even common products like Pepto-Bismol can cause bleeding.
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What medications interact with blood thinners?
Common drugs that can interact with warfarin include:
- Aspirin or aspirin-containing products.
- Acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) or acetaminophen-containing products.
- Antacids or laxatives.
- Many antibiotics.
- Antifungal medications, such as fluconazole (Diflucan)
- Cold or allergy medicines.
What supplements affect rivaroxaban?
Rivaroxaban has also been known to interact with the herbal supplement St. John’s Wort.
Can omeprazole and rivaroxaban be taken together?
No interactions were found between omeprazole and Xarelto.
Can you take vitamin D with blood thinners?
Vitamin D and Blood Thinners Both the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality do not list any negative interactions between vitamin D supplements and blood thinners.
What painkiller can I take with Xarelto?
You can take paracetamol while you’re taking rivaroxaban. Do not take aspirin or ibuprofen while you’re taking rivaroxaban unless a doctor has said it’s OK. They increase the chance of bleeding.
What can you not do while on blood thinners?
Because you are taking a blood thinner, you should try not to hurt yourself and cause bleeding. You need to be careful when you use knives, scissors, razors, or any sharp object that can make you bleed. You also need to avoid activities and sports that could cause injury. Swimming and walking are safe activities.
What type of foods and vegetables should be avoided while taking anticoagulant drugs?
When taking anticoagulants, it may be recommended to keep vitamin K intake consistent on a daily basis. Avoid sudden changes in the intake of foods and vitamins containing vitamin K….Examples of foods and beverages high in vitamin K include:
- Beef liver.
- Brussel sprouts.
- Collard greens.
- Green tea.
What drugs should not be taken with rivaroxaban?
Some products that may interact with this drug include: mifepristone, other drugs that can cause bleeding/bruising (including antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, “blood thinners” such as warfarin, enoxaparin), certain antidepressants (including SSRIs such as fluoxetine, SNRIs such as desvenlafaxine/venlafaxine).
Can I take vitamin D while taking rivaroxaban?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between rivaroxaban and Vitamin D3. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can you take heartburn medicine with Xarelto?
You can take Tums, Pepcid (famotidine), Zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec (omeprazole) instead. 4. Avoid all herbal medications because many of them can interact with Xarelto and make you more likely to bleed.
Can you take multivitamins while on Xarelto?
Drug Interactions and Contraindications. Certain prescription and nonprescription medications, as well as certain vitamins and herbal supplements, may interact with the way Xarelto works, causing it to be less effective or increasing a patient’s risk for dangerous bleeding events and other side effects.
What drugs should you not take with Xarelto?
Can I drink coffee with Xarelto?
Frequently asked questions about Xarelto (rivaroxaban) You can take Xarelto (rivaroxaban) and drink coffee.
What pain meds can be taken with Xarelto?
What pain medication can one take with Xarelto? Any drug with paracetamol as its main ingredient can be used with Xarelto, such as Percocet. What painkillers can one take with clopidogrel? Feverall, Abenol, Acephen, and any other acetaminophen-based drug can be used in combination with clopidogrel.
Can ibuprofen be taken with rivaroxaban?
Taking rivaroxaban with everyday painkillers You can take paracetamol while you’re taking rivaroxaban. Do not take aspirin or ibuprofen while you’re taking rivaroxaban unless a doctor has said it’s OK. They increase the chance of bleeding.
Can I take multivitamins with rivaroxaban?
No interactions were found between rivaroxaban and Vitamin B12. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What supplements should be avoided when taking Xarelto?
Xarelto is 1x daily with dinner. It is very important not to miss a dose! (This means making sure you do not run out of samples or refills as well.) While taking any of the medications listed above a patient should stop the following supplements: fish oil, krill oil, vitamin E, garlic, and bromelaine.