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Leominster, MA
A 35-year-old female asked:

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 ?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
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.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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.

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