How Bladderwrack interacts with Antiplatelet medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies have reported that bladderwrack 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: Durig J, et al. Anticoagulant fucoidan fractions from Fucus vesiculosus induce platelet activation in vitro. Thromb Res. Mar1997;85(6):479-91.