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I take warfarin every day due to a left leg DVT. I follow my doctor's instructions: no green veggies, etc. Can I safely substitute eggs for Eggbeaters and how often can I eat this product?
Eggs are not a problem for those who are taking Coumadin® (warfarin). They have no Vitamin K and should not interact with your medication. Likewise, the USDA database reports that there is essentially no Vitamin K in liquid egg substitute like Egg Beaters. Both of these should be safe.
Eggs are good for you and eating them a few times a week is OK.
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Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
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