Possible Interactions with: Vanadium

Interactions

If you are being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use vanadium without first talking to your health care provider.

Anticoagulant or antiplatelet dugs (blood thinners) -- Vanadium may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with these drugs:

  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)
  • Heparin
  • Aspirin

Drugs for diabetes -- Because vanadium may lower blood sugar levels, people who also take medications to lower blood sugar could be at risk of developing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).

Alternative Names

Vanadate; Vanadium; Vanadyl sulfate

Review Date: 2007-09-26 Reviewed By: Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Keywords: ,
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