Can you use menthol with blood thinners?

No interactions were found between menthol topical and warfarin. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

What cold medicine can I take while on warfarin?

Always check with your doctor, but these medications can be safely used when taking warfarin:

  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Benylin cough syrup.
  • Chlor-Trimeton.
  • Coricidin HBP.
  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
  • Drixoral.
  • Robitussin.
  • Mucinex.

Can you use Icy Hot with warfarin?

No interactions were found between Icy Hot Lidocaine and warfarin.

Does Icy Hot interfere with blood thinners?

This medication may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with other drugs that also may cause bleeding. Examples include anti-platelet drugs such as clopidogrel, “blood thinners” such as dabigatran/enoxaparin/warfarin, among others.

Does menthol affect warfarin?

Two case reports suggest that menthol cough drops can reduce warfarin response, but—given that so many factors are known to affect the response to warfarin—controlled studies are needed to confirm that menthol and warfarin interact.

Does Halls cough drops interact with warfarin?

By an un- known mechanism, the cough drops seemed to decrease the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Patients using cough drops containing menthol should be monitored closely for changes in INR. To better understand the significance of this interaction, controlled studies should be performed in animals and/or humans.

Can you take decongestants with warfarin?

Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Sudafed Cough and warfarin.

Can I use Biofreeze while taking warfarin?

No interactions were found between Biofreeze and warfarin.

Can I use Tiger Balm if I take warfarin?

No interactions were found between Tiger Balm and warfarin.

Does Icy Hot interact with any medications?

A total of 3 drugs are known to interact with Icy Hot Pain Relieving Cream (menthol/methyl salicylate topical), categorized as 0 major, 3 moderate, and 0 minor interactions.

Who should not use Icy Hot?

Children and teenagers younger than 18 years should not use this product if they have chickenpox, flu, or any undiagnosed illness or if they have recently received a vaccine. In these cases, using aspirin or aspirin-like products increases the risk of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.