A 47-year-old member asked:
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best medication to treat blood clot in lung?

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Dr. Pramil Cheriyath
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Coumadin (warfarin): One of the oldest drugs is available couamdin or warfarin, you need to frequently check your blood level- this is a drawback, newer drugs are in the marker.
Answered on Apr 17, 2014
Dr. Omar Esponda
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: Depending on why you got a blood clot and other conditions present at the time of the diagnosis of the clot you might be getting different medications. For example if there is also a diagnosis of cancer a physician might be more inclined to use an injection instead of a pill to treat a lung clot. Your risk of bleeding, kidney function and other medications present will determine which the best is.
Answered on Jun 1, 2014

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