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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience in Cardiology
Anything above 1.5: The INR is a measure of how "thin" the blood is, typically due to the use of prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin). A normal INR i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Not an emergency, but risk of abnormal bleeding is increased.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: Hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet count (hellp) is only associated with an elevated inr if it's complicated by disseminated intravasc ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: But only if you're taking Coumadin (warfarin).
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
It is important to: Take your Coumadin (warfarin) as prescribed and about the same time each day. Usually we tell patients about 4 in the afternoon, which allows you to ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience in Cardiology
Little: Probably not much. Doubt there is much interaction here!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Uniform standered : Pt is prothrombin time, INR is international normalized ratio, both measure cloting tendency in disease and in health. In pt each time you need conto ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Varies : The cut off for inr to be called critically high varies from one lab to another, but range from 4.0 to 6.0 and above. Any high inr associated with sig ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience in Family Medicine
INR: INR >10 in a non-bleeding patient is not very difficult to manage. Please follow up with your doctor regarding holding your blood thinner until the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
INR: An INR of 1.6 is elevated somewhat and can be associated with increased bleeding. It is not however a level of anticoagulation which we consider adequ ... Read More

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