I have a heart valve and I am on Coumadin.

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I was told by the doctors not to take any medicine that had antihistamine  in it.  Anyone know the reason?

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    I`m not really sure but I think it lessens the effectiveness of Coumadin.  I was told I could takeTylenol but not Aspirin.  
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    Hi Marvin,

    apparently its because the antihistamine sometimes makes people drowsy which in turn could lead to people falling over and because Coumadin is a blood thinner doctors think its risky to take both together.

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