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How Green Tea interacts with Antiplatelet medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies have reported that greent tea affects the blood's clotting ability and may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include aspirin, dipyridamole, anagrelide, cilostazol, clopidogrel, ticlopidine, abciximab, tirofiban, eptifibatide

References

  1. View Abstract: Sagesaka-Mitane Y, et al. Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors in Hot Water Extract of Green Tea. Chem Pharm Bull. (Tokyo). Mar1990;38(3):790-93.