A 35-year-old female asked:
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how long before a patient taking coumadin (warfarin) to have a controlled inr. it has been 2 months and my last inr was 7.2? taking 15mg. is lovenox better ?

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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.
Answered on Dec 14, 2019
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. B: Your INR is too high and you should contact your doctor immediately. If you notice any bleeding, go the ER of a hospital.
Answered on Dec 14, 2019

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