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A 32-year-old female asked:

How to get my pt/inr level down fast. im scheduled for surgery and was told my pt/ inr level was high. i dont understand why because im healthy and has never taken any blood thinners. i wonder if phentermine cause it to be high. weight loss pills?

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Dr. Alexander Sah
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 15 years experience
You should review the possible reasons for your elevated PT/INR. Medications or liver issues can be potential causes. But further workup is warranted.
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