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If certain medications are taken in conjunction with vitamin E, drug interactions may occur that could increase your risk of bleeding. Some of these medications include aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, warfarin, and heparin or heparin-like products. It is not known how significant these vitamin E interactions may be, so be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking any other medications with vitamin E.

An Introduction to Vitamin E Drug Interactions

Vitamin E can potentially interact with a few different medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to vitamin E drug interactions include:
  • Medications that "thin" the blood (such as anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs), such as:
      • Alteplase (Activase®)
      • Reteplase (Retavase®)
      • Streptokinase (Streptase®)
      • Tenecteplase (TNKase®)
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