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What medicines should I avoid while taking warfarin?

When you're taking warfarin, you should talk with your doctor before taking any medicines for pain, arthritis, fever or swelling. These medicines, which may affect blood clotting and may increase your risk of stomach bleeding, include:
  • aspirin
  • acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
  • diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren)
  • indomethacin (Indocin)
  • naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn)
  • piroxicam (Feldene)
  • celecoxib (Celebrex)

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