How Grape Seed Extract interacts with Antiplatelet medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies have reported that grape seed 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: Chang WC, et al. Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation and Arachidonate Metabolism in Platelets by Procyanidins. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. Dec1989;38(3):181-88.