What can people on blood thinners take for inflammation?
This newer class of anti-inflammation drugs is called cox-2 inhibitors.
Cox-2 inhibitors may be used in patients who are taking blood thinners such as coumadin.
Examples cox-2 inhibitors are Celebrex and Vioxx..
Can I take ibuprofen with warfarin?
Do not take aspirin and ibuprofen while you’re taking warfarin unless a doctor has said it’s OK to. They increase the chance of bleeding.
Can you have a stroke while on blood thinners?
Although all anticoagulants reduce the risk of a stroke caused by clots from the heart, they increase the risk of a stroke caused by bleeding into the brain (a hemorrhagic stroke).
Can blood thinners cause joint pain?
The blood thinner has also been linked to blood clots and an increased risk of stroke when the medication is discontinued. People taking Eliquis may experience side effects such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, gastrointestinal discomfort, joint pain, and rash.
What pain reliever is safe while on blood thinners?
If you take blood thinners, such as Coumadin, Plavix, or Eliquis, your doctor may recommend taking Tylenol for pain as opposed to aspirin or ibuprofen.
What can you not take with blood thinners?
Don’t take over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or supplements unless you check with your doctor first. Your blood thinner may not work right with them. For example, aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen can make you bleed more. Even common products like Pepto-Bismol can cause bleeding.