- Easy bruising.
- Unusual bleeding or bleeding that won't stop, including nosebleeds and bleeding gums.
- Heavy menstrual periods.
- Pink, brown, or red urine.
Keeping this in consideration, what foods to avoid while on 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.
- Contact Sports.
- Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
- Grapefruit Juice.
Can I eat grapefruit if I am taking eliquis?