In this Article
- What other names is Nattokinase known by?
- What is Nattokinase?
- How does Nattokinase work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Nattokinase.
Nattokinase is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth as medicine. Taking two doses of a specific product containing nattokinase (Flite Tabs) seems to be safe. However, it is not known if taking more than two doses is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking nattokinase if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Bleeding disorders: Nattokinase seems to act like a "clot thinner" and might make bleeding disorders worse. Use with caution.
Surgery: Nattokinase might increase the chance of bleeding too much during or after surgery. Stop taking it at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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