Policosanol Drug Interactions

Policosanol Interactions Explained

Combining policosanol with medications that increase the risk of bleeding (such as antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications) could, at least in theory, further increase the risk of bleeding, including dangerous internal bleeding.
 
Check with your healthcare provider before taking policosanol in combination with an anticoagulant or antiplatelet medication. Be sure to specifically discuss the possible bleeding risk. In many cases, your healthcare provider may recommend that it is okay to combine such medications, as long as you are careful to watch for any signs of easy bruising or bleeding.
 

Final Thoughts on Policosanol Drug Interactions

It is possible that not every drug interaction was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the policosanol drug interactions that may apply to you.
 
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