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How Policosanol interacts with Salicylates

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies report that some of the ingredients contained in policosanol may affect the bloods ability to clot, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1) (2) (3)

These drugs include aspirin, choline salicylate, sodium salicylate, magnesium salicylate, salsalate, diflunisal, sodium thiosalicylate

References

  1. View Abstract: Carbajal D, Arruzazabala ML, Valdes S, Mas R. Effect of policosanol on platelet aggregation and serum levels of arachidonic acid metabolites in healthy volunteers. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. Jan1998;58(1):61-4.
  2. View Abstract: Arruzazabala ML, et al. Comparative study of policosanol, aspirin and the combination therapy policosanol-aspirin on platelet aggregation in healthy volunteers. Pharmacol Res. Oct1997;36(4):293-7.
  3. View Abstract: Stusser R, Batista J, Padron R, et al. Long-term therapy with policosanol improves treadmill exercise-ECG testing performance of coronary heart disease patients. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. Sep1998;36(9):469-73.

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