A member asked:

Generally, how many times a week/month does an inr need to be taken when prescribed xeloda (capecitabine) and warfarin?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Brian Clear answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

At first, INR is usually checked every 3-4 days until a dose is found that keeps you in the appropriate INR range for 2 or more checks, then checks are spaced out to weekly. With a couple more normal checks, they can be moved to every 10-14 days, then ultimately if your dose is very stable over time and you do well at maintaining a consistent warfarin-diet, monthly checks are fine long-term.

Answered Dec 3, 2015

1.9k views

Thank

Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
appScreen
Sponsor Content

Related Questions

A member asked:

How effective is Xeloda (capecitabine) on cancer tumors?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

How effective is Xeloda (capecitabine) for metastatic breast cancer?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor
...