If you’re on blood thinners for atrial fibrillation, talk with your cardiologist before taking aspirin, as it could increase your risk for bleeding.
Your diet affects how your medications work, especially for patients taking blood thinners such as Coumadin® (warfarin). It is important to know the drug-food interactions for any medicines and when to talk to your doctor.
Newer blood thinners may be easier to use than warfarin, but they’re not for everyone. Our experts explain how to weight the pros and cons with your physician.
Does everyone with AFib need anticoagulants? Find the answers to questions to that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Cardiologist Mandeep Bhargava, MD, fields this one.