If you take COUMADIN you need your blood tested monthly.  We offer a quick and easy method of monitoring and adjusting your COUMADIN levels.  Simple finger stick in our office with results within 60 seconds.  Your does can be adjusted, questions and concerns answered immediately. COUMADIN® (Warfarin Sodium Tablets, USP) Crystalline Different foods contain different amounts of vitamin K. Portion sizes for foods low in vitamin K content apply to 3.5 ounces for beverages and meats, medium-sized whole fruits, and 1 cup or less for other foods listed unless otherwise stated.*List is a partial listing of foods.*

Vitamin K Content:

  • H = High
  • M = Medium
  • L = Low
Beverages
  • L - Coffee caffeinated, brewed, decaffeinated, instant
  • L - Cola regular and diet
  • L - Fruit juices assorted types
  • L - Milk
  • L - Tea black, brewed; green, brewed
  • L - Water tap
Meat
  • L - Beef
  • L - Chicken
  • L - Ham
  • L - Mackerel
  • L - Pork
  • L - Shrimp
  • L - Tuna
  • L - Turkey
Grain Products
  • L - Bagel plain
  • L - Bread assorted types
  • L - Cereal assorted types
  • L - Flour assorted types
  • L - Oatmeal instant, dry
  • L - Rice white
  • L - Spaghetti dry
Dairy Products/Eggs
  • L - Butter
  • L - Cheddar cheese
  • L - Eggs
  • L - Sour Cream
  • L - Yogurt
Fruits
  • L - Apple (except peel of green apple)
  • L - Banana
  • L - Blueberries
  • L - Cantaloupe
  • L - Grapes
  • L - Grapefruit
  • L - Lemon
  • L - Orange
  • L - Peach
Condiments and Sweeteners
  • L - Honey
  • L - Jell-O Gelatin
  • L - Peanut butter
  • L - Pickle dill 1 Medium
  • L - Sugar white, granulated
Vegetables
  • M - Asparagus 7 spears
  • M - Avocado 1 small
  • L - Beans green ¾ Cup
  • H - Broccoli ½ Cup
  • H - Brussel sprouts 5 sprouts
  • H - Cabbage 1 ½ Cups
  • M - Cabbage red 1 ½ Cups
  • L - Carrot 2/3 Cup
  • L - Cauliflower 1 Cup
  • L - Celery 2 ½ stalks
  • H - Collard greens ½ Cup
  • L - Corn 2/3 Cup
  • L - Cucumber peel removed 1 Cup
  • L - Eggplant 1 ¼ Cups
  • H - Endive raw 2 Cups
  • H - Green scallion raw 2/3 Cup
  • H - Kale raw leaf ¾ Cup
  • H - Lettuce raw 1 ¾ Cups (bibb, red leaf)
  • M - Lettuce iceberg, raw 5 leaves
  • L - Mushroom 1 ½ Cups
  • H - Mustard greens raw 1 ½ Cups
  • H - Onion L Parsley 1 ½ Cups Chopped
  • M - Peas green, cooked 2/3 Cup
  • L - Pepper green, raw
  • L - Potato
  • L - Pumpkin
  • L - Sauerkraut canned ½ Cup
  • H - Spinach raw leaf 1 ½ Cups
  • L - Tomato
  • H - Turnip greens raw 1 ½ Cups
  • H - Watercress raw
Fats and Dressings
  • M - Margarine 7 Tbsp
  • H - Mayonnaise 7 Tbsp
Oils
  • H - Canola 7 Tbsp
  • H - Salad 7 Tbsp
  • H - Soybean 7 Tbsp
  • M - Olive 7 Tbsp
  • L - Corn 7 Tbsp
  • L - Peanut 7 Tbsp
  • L - Safflower 7 Tbsp
  • L - Sesame 7 Tbsp
  • L - Sunflower 7 Tbsp

Some herbal products that may interfere with the effects of COUMADIN®:

  • Angelica
  • (Dong Quai)
  • Aniseed
  • Arnica
  • Asafoetida
  • Bogbean
  • Bromelains
  • Cassicum
  • Celery
  • Chamomile
  • Clove
  • Onion
  • Yarrow
  • Dandelion
  • Danshen
  • Fenugreek
  • Feverfew
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Ginkgo Biloba
  • Ginseng (panax)
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Licorice
  • Meadowsweet
  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Goldenseal
  • Parsley
  • Passion Flower
  • Poplar
  • Quassia
  • Red Clover
  • Sweet Clover
  • (Melilot)
  • Sweet Woodruff
  • Tonka Beans
  • Willow Bark
  • St. John’s Wart
  • Green Tea
  • Cranberry Juice