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Garlic Drug Interactions

Aspirin, NSAIDs, and protease inhibitors are some of the medicines that may cause a negative interaction with garlic. Drug interactions such as these may cause complications, such as decreasing the medications' effectiveness or increasing the risk of bleeding. Talk to your healthcare provider about garlic drug interactions that may apply to you before taking garlic supplements.

An Introduction to Garlic Drug Interactions

Even though it is a "natural" product, garlic can potentially interact with several medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to garlic drug interactions include:
  • Medications that "thin" the blood (such as anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs), such as:
      • Alteplase (Activase®)
      • Reteplase (Retavase®)
      • Streptokinase (Streptase®)
      • Tenecteplase (TNKase®)
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