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Does phosphatidylserine interact with other drugs?

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Phosphatidylserine can affect how certain medicines work in your body. Talk to your doctor before taking this supplement if you also take:

  • Any type of blood thinner or have any blood-clotting problems
  • Anti-inflammatory medicines used for arthritis, headaches, or pain
  • Performance-enhancing drugs or supplements used to increase athletic performance or stamina

From: Phosphatidylserine WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Natural Standard: "Phosphatidylserine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Phosphatidylserine."

Rakel, D., editor, , 3rd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Kidd, P.M. Sept. 1, 2007. Alternative Medical Review.

Keren, H. . Jan. 1, 2010. PLoS One

Vakhapova, V. , June 28, 2011. BMC Neurology

Manor, I. , July 27, 2012. European Psychiatry

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 29, 2019

SOURCES:

Natural Standard: "Phosphatidylserine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Phosphatidylserine."

Rakel, D., editor, , 3rd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Kidd, P.M. Sept. 1, 2007. Alternative Medical Review.

Keren, H. . Jan. 1, 2010. PLoS One

Vakhapova, V. , June 28, 2011. BMC Neurology

Manor, I. , July 27, 2012. European Psychiatry

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 29, 2019

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