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What drugs and foods interact with flaxseed oil supplements?

Foods are not known to interact with flaxseed oil supplements, but several medications may. Flaxseed oil can increase the effect of drugs that slow blood clotting, including ibuprofen, aspirin, naproxen, warfarin, dalteparin, clopidogrel, diclofenac, heparin and enoxaparin. It can also increase the effect of medications that lower blood pressure. Talk to your doctor before taking flaxseed oil, and always be sure your doctor is aware of all supplements and medicines that you take.

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