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Can my sister eat cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving if she's on warfarin?

Your sister should avoid eating cranberry sauce if she's taking warfarin because it may interfere with her medicine. Your sister should also avoid eating a large amount of leafy green vegetables, which contain vitamin K, and can also affect the dose of warfarin she will need. Your sister should talk with her doctor or pharmacist about foods to avoid while taking warfarin.

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