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Some of the medications that may cause negative drug interactions with docosahexaenoic acid include heparin, clopidogrel, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and blood pressure medicines. While some docosahexaenoic acid drug interactions can increase your risk of bleeding, others may block the absorption of docosahexaenoic acid into the body. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking other medications with docosahexaenoic acid.

An Introduction to Docosahexaenoic Acid Drug Interactions

Even though it is a "natural" product, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) can potentially interact with several medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to docosahexaenoic acid interactions include:
  
 
 
 
      • Alteplase (Activase®)
      • Reteplase (Retavase®)
      • Streptokinase (Streptase®)
      • Tenecteplase (TNKase®)
 
  

 

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