Innohep Drug Interactions

Other Medications That "Thin" the Blood
Other medications that have anticoagulant, antiplatelet, or thrombolytic effects may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with Innohep. Always check with your healthcare provider before combining Innohep with any such medications. Sometimes, these medications (especially thrombolytics, aspirin, or warfarin) are combined with Innohep intentionally.
 

Additional Information on Drug Interactions and Notable Exceptions

Innohep does not interact with vitamin K or foods rich in vitamin K. People often mistakenly assume that it does, since warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), an oral anticoagulant, interacts with vitamin K. Of course, you must still follow the usual dietary restrictions if you are taking warfarin and Innohep together. However, if you are taking just Innohep, there are no dietary restrictions.
 
Innohep does not interact with acetaminophen (Tylenol®). Therefore, acetaminophen is usually the preferred over-the-counter (OTC) pain or fever medication for people on Innohep.
 
It should be noted that herbal medications can interact unpredictably with Innohep, perhaps increasing the risk of bleeding or perhaps making Innohep less effective. Therefore, check with your healthcare provider before combining any herbal medication with Innohep.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not every drug interaction with Innohep was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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