How Bromelain interacts with Antiplatelet medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Studies have reported that Bromelain 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: Metzig C, et al. Bromelain proteases reduce human platelet aggregation in vitro, adhesion to bovine endothelial cells and thrombus formation in rat vessels in vivo. In Vivo. Jan1999;13(1):7-12.