Blood thinners fall into two categories: antiplatelet drugs and anticoagulants.
Antiplatelets keep blood cells from sticking together; examples are aspirin clopidogrel and Brilinta (Ticagrelor)
Anticoagulants keep proteins in the blood from forming clots, an example is warfarin. With this type the anticoagulant effect is affected by Vitamin K blood levels. Consuming certain foods and beverages high in Vitamin K like green tea or green leafy vegetables may increase the blood-thinning properties of these drugs causing serious bleeding.
Brilinta, unlike the anticoagulant warfarin, is not known to interact with food and beverages so there is no need to avoid anything.
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