Can herbal products interfere with my warfarin?

When you're taking warfarin, you should talk with your doctor before taking any herbal products, such as:
  • ginkgo biloba
  • ginseng
  • St. John's Wort
  • green tea
  • garlic
  • dong quai
  • bromelains
  • coenzyme Q10
  • cranberry
  • danshen
Warfarin can interact with certain herbal products and can increase your risk of bleeding, or decrease warfarin's effect and lead to clotting.

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