Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with FISH OIL
Fish oil might lower blood pressure. Taking fish oil along with medications that lower blood pressure might cause blood pressure to go too low. Monitor your blood pressure closely.
Birth control pills (Contraceptive drugs) interacts with FISH OIL
Fish oil is sometimes used to lower triglyceride levels. Birth control pills might reduce this effect if taken with fish oil.
Orlistat (Xenical, Alli) interacts with FISH OIL
Orlistat might keep the beneficial fatty acids in fish oil from being absorbed by the body. Taking fish oil and orlistat at least 2 hours apart may keep this from happening.
Cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune) interacts with FISH OIL
Fish oil might increase how much cyclosporine is in the body. Taking fish oil with cyclosporine might increase the effects and side effects of cyclosporine.
Sirolimus (Rapamune) interacts with FISH OIL
Fish oil might increase how much sirolimus is in the body. This might increase the effects and side effects of sirolimus.
Tacrolimus (Prograf) interacts with FISH OIL
Fish oil might increase how much tacrolimus is in the body. This might increase the effects and side effects of tacrolimus.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with FISH OIL
Fish oil might slow blood clotting. Taking fish oil along with medications that also slow blood clotting might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding.
Warfarin (Coumadin) interacts with FISH OIL
Warfarin is used to slow blood clotting. Fish oil might also slow blood clotting. Taking fish oil with warfarin might slow blood clotting too much and increase the risk of bleeding. Until more is known, use cautiously in combination with warfarin. Have your blood checked regularly, as your dose of warfarin might need to be changed.
Medications for cancer (Platinum agents) interacts with FISH OIL
Some fish oil products contain a fatty acid that might reduce the effects of some chemotherapy drugs, called platinum agents. But the amount of this fatty acid in most fish oil products is probably too low to be a concern. There is no need to stop taking fish oil if you are also taking platinum agents.
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