morning. My doctor prescribed me Vartalon K but reading prospect of
this drug it seems to me that it has interactions with anticoagulants.
under treatment with warfarin and thinking to take only half the prescribed
dosage, at least 8 days.
for the advice.
ingredient of Vartalon K is glucosamine sulfate.
many arthritis treatments, glucosamine (even when used without chondroitin)
may possibly have hematologic effects that could cause it to interact
the evidence is far from conclusive.
Foundation does not currently recommend the use of glucosamine. If
glucosamine sulfate is taken, it could very well interact with anticoagulants
such as warfarin or heparin and cause increased bleeding tendencies.
other hand, there are reputable sources that indicate no serious interaction
between glucosamine and warfarin.
If you decide to try glucosamine, your physician should monitor your
International Normalized Ratio (INR) to keep a close look at your