Can I eat grapefruit if I am taking eliquis?

While you are taking this medicine, you should avoid eating grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice. Do not start, stop, or change your medicine or diet before checking with them first.
A.

What are the bad side effects of eliquis?

Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any of the symptoms listed in the Eliquis Warnings section above, or the following serious side effects:
  • Easy bruising.
  • Unusual bleeding or bleeding that won't stop, including nosebleeds and bleeding gums.
  • Heavy menstrual periods.
  • Pink, brown, or red urine.
  • What are the common side effects of eliquis?

    Other side effects of Eliquis include:
    • skin rash,
    • allergic reactions,
    • fainting, nausea, and.
    • anemia.
  • What is prescribed for pain if you take blood thinners?

    Blood thinners are usually given to people at risk for developing blood clots from conditions such as abnormal heart rhythms. Use of these lifesaving medications requires caution with other drugs, especially painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve).
  • What can you take for pain while on blood thinners?

    What to Take When Taking Blood Thinners
    • Aspirin or aspirin-containing products.
    • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others) or naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox)
    • Acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) or acetaminophen-containing products, especially when the dose of acetaminophen exceeds 1,500 milligrams a day.
    • Many antibiotics.
    • Heparin.
    • Cold or allergy medicines.
    • Birth control pills.
B.

What foods to avoid while on blood thinners?

5 Things to Avoid When Taking Blood Thinners
  • Foods Rich in Vitamin K. Specifically for individuals taking the blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin), vitamin K-rich foods like spinach, brussels sprouts, kale and even green tea can counteract the drug's effectiveness.
  • Alcohol.
  • Contact Sports.
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
  • Grapefruit Juice.
  • What foods should be avoided when taking eliquis?

    Avoid foods high in Vitamin K, e.g. large amounts of leafy green vegetables and some vegetable oils. May need to avoid alcohol, cranberry juice, and products containing cranberries.
  • What not to eat when you take blood thinners?

    5 Things to Avoid When Taking Blood Thinners
    • Foods Rich in Vitamin K. Specifically for individuals taking the blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin), vitamin K-rich foods like spinach, brussels sprouts, kale and even green tea can counteract the drug's effectiveness.
    • Alcohol.
    • Contact Sports.
    • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
    • Grapefruit Juice.
  • What is the best food to thin the blood?

    They include:
    • vegetables, like lettuce, tomatoes, broccoli, and onions.
    • fruits, like berries, grapes, grapefruits, pineapple, and pomegranates.
    • tree nuts like walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, pistachios, and brazil nuts.
    • fish like mackerel, trout, herring, albacore tuna, and salmon.

Updated: 28th November 2019

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