In this Article
- What other names is Smartweed known by?
- What is Smartweed?
- How does Smartweed work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Smartweed.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
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Smartweed contains large amounts of vitamin K. Vitamin K is used by the body to help blood clot. Warfarin (Coumadin) is used to slow blood clotting. By helping the blood clot, smartweed might decrease the effectiveness of warfarin (Coumadin). Be sure to have your blood checked regularly. The dose of your warfarin (Coumadin) might need to be changed.
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