A 85-year-old female asked:
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my mom is on coumadin (warfarin) and lovenox but her inr is only 1.3. she recently had a stroke nd dvt. isnt she at risk of another stroke with low inr?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: Effect of Lovanox is not reflected in the INR. Did she start coumadin (warfarin) recently? Both are given till INR is more than 2 or 2.5 depending on the clinical circumstances.
Answered on Jul 10, 2015

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