Recently I was advised to take a vitamin - one of the ingredients in a capsule is 200 IU of Vitamin E - taking 2 capsules a day would make a total of 400 IU of Vitamin E which is 1340% of the %DV
Not sure about taking that much Vitamin E daily I contacted my hematologist who talked with the oncology's clinical pharmacy specialist and she said:
"....however, high doses of Vitamin E might increase risk of bleeding by affecting platelet aggregation and also your blood's clotting ability. For this reason I would advise against use of Vitamin E at the doses that you would get...."
"Instead of wasting your time worrying about symptoms, just get it checked out" -Nieca Goldberg, MD
Diagnosed in 2000, at 59, after being on moderately high doses of NSAIDs for arthritis. Splenectomy and rituxan both failed (2004). Did well on prednisone till summer 2018--then terrible reactions. Promacta since 11-19.
Thank you received: 58
I also have been advised not to take Vitamin E because of its blood-thinning qualities.
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