A 36-year-old female asked:
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what exactly is tp/inr? i have been on lovanox 60 mg and 20 mg coumadin (warfarin). and today it was 4, 6. usually around 1.5 have pancreatitis and blood clots

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Prothrombin time: Pt and inr international normalized ratio are the personal chemical measures of response to coumadin-warfarin as a measure of the anticoagulation effects for example inr 2.5 - 3.5 is desired for a DVT or valve patient!
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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