In this Article
- What other names is Potato known by?
- What is Potato?
- How does Potato work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Potato.
Medications for dissolving blood clots (Thrombolytic Drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
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Potatoes contain a chemical that decreases blood clotting. Taking large amounts of potato with medications used for dissolving blood clots might increase the chance of bleeding and bruising.
Some medications used for dissolving blood clots include alteplase (Activase), anistreplase (Eminase), reteplase (Retavase), streptokinase (Streptase), and urokinase (Abbokinase).
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