Patients should be cautioned concerning supplements of vitamin E used chronically or ingested in large quantities because it can interfere with oral anticoagulants.
– J Am Diet Assoc 1995 May;95(5):580-4 — Interaction of dietary factors with oral anticoagulants: review and applications. — Harris JE.
Vitamin E has been associated with documented reports of potential interactions with warfarin.
– Am J Health Syst Pharm 2000 Jul 1;57(13):1221-7; quiz 1228-30 —
Potential interactions between alternative therapies and warfarin. — Heck AM, DeWitt BA, Lukes AL.
Vitamin E may cause a drop in blood sugar levels.
– Am J Clin Nutr 1993 May;57(5):650-6 — Pharmacologic doses of vitamin E improve insulin action in healthy subjects and non-insulin-dependent diabetic patients. — Paolisso G, D’Amore A, Giugliano D, Ceriello A, Varricchio M, D’Onofrio F
Vitamin E may interfere with the effectiveness or toxicity other medications and should be used with caution.
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