I have been on warfarin 6.5 mg for over two years, but my last two INR test were above 3.9 and 5.8. I have not changed my normal eating habits or foods. I have not added any new drugs and I have not drank any alcohol. I would like to have a list of food that INCREASES INR, I can find info on food that decrease in INR but not those that Increase INR time?
21 Mar 2011
Your, right. Typicallly we see food that can decrease INR, not as many things increase INR.
I am currently working and jsut asked a couple of our coumadin pharmacist. They have seen hot pepers like jalapenos, sunflour seeds, grapes, ice tea, real licorice, and theoretically craneberry juice.
I will do some futher reasearch to provide a list.
Also, decreases in activity level can increase INR.
Thanks for the question!
Brian PharmD Candidate
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