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Does krill oil affect other medications?

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If you take any medicines regularly, talk to your doctor before you start using krill oil supplements. Like other omega-3 fatty acids, krill oil may make bleeding more likely. It could interact with medicines such as blood thinners and anti-platelet drugs. Certain weight loss drugs may make it harder for your body to use the rill oil. And it may lower blood glucose levels, so talk to your doctor before using if you take and medicines for diabetes.

From: Krill Oil WebMD Medical Reference

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Alternative Medicine Review , April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 14, 2017

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review , April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 14, 2017

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