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Anticoagulant

Can I take cold remedies when I am taking warfarin?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    While you are taking warfarin, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicines, including cold medicines that you get over-the-counter at the drug store. Some of these cold medicines contain aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Advil, Motrin, Aleve), which can interact with warfarin.

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