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What common drugs do not mix well with heart medications?

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Some common drugs that don't mix well with certain heart medications include: 

If you're going to have surgery and will be put under with anesthesia, make sure you tell your surgeon about the heart drugs you take.

  • Antacids
  • Salt substitutes
  • Cough, cold, or allergy medicines
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (like ibuprofen and naproxen)

From: Heart Disease Medication Tips WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women."

American Heart Association: "Managing Your Medicines."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Disease."

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: "Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 02, 2019

SOURCES:

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women."

American Heart Association: "Managing Your Medicines."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Disease."

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: "Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 02, 2019

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