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Is it safe to take omega 3 fish oil (O3FO) with blood thinners?

Omega 3 Acid, which is present in many fish oil formulations, can increase bleeding issues. It would be best to avoid the combination, unless your doctor wants you to take both. If you take both, your doctor may need to monitor your blood work more frequently to measure your clotting ability.

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