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Vitamin E 3 years 8 months ago #68597

  • MelA
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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

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Vitamin E 3 years 8 months ago #68647

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  • 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.
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I also have been advised not to take Vitamin E because of its blood-thinning qualities.
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