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what are the effects of long term coumadin use

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Riga Pemba
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Should not: Coumarin is take for certain medical problems and it works by thinning the blood to prevent blood clots. It works by inhibiting certain blood clotting ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not enuf info: If you have no other risk factors other than HRT and you've stopped the HRT, and if this is your only spell of thromboembolism, then your risk is low.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Xarelto: Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is one of the new anticoagulants that can be used to treat dvt. Go to www.Xalero.Com for more information.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Details : The information you provided is insufficient to answer that question. There could be a whole host of causes of the stroke and indications for Coumadin ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not common: I have not heard of osteoporosis as a complication from lovenox (enoxaparin). In terms of your blood clots, has your doctor done a work up for a hyper ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Depends : initially every few days. Eventually hopefully once every two or possibly more weeks. Whatever you do make sure to get tested. If you take Coumadin (w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Coumadin (warfarin): Drinking alcohol will increase your risk of bleeding while taking warfarin.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Ask your: Ask your doctor first.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Overdose: That is too high already! the goal is to have INR in the range of 2-3 generally unless your doctor had other plan.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
3 months: But you should have a thorough work up to try to identify the cause.
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