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Are there cold medicines that are ok to take when you are on coumadin (warfarin)?

Are there cold medicines that are ok to take when you are on coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes...: ...But they are also pretty useless most of the time. If you are taking coumadin, (warfarin) your underlying condition may make you more susceptible to infections, so check with your doctor if you need anything more than a "cold" med. ...Read more

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Warfarin (Definition)

Warfarin is a medication used to thin the blood and to prevent or treat people with blood clots. It requires frequent blood ...Read more


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What cold medicine can you take with warfarin?

What cold medicine can you take with warfarin?

Talk with MD: Avoid ones that contain Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) can increase inr) but talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medicine can I take for a bad cold that would work with Coumadin (warfarin) and insulin?

What over-the-counter medicine can I take for a bad cold that would work with Coumadin (warfarin) and insulin?

Antihistamines&tylen: Anti-histamines, such as benadryl, and tylenol (acetaminophen) are available over the counter and can help symptoms of a cold. They are not always successful. These medication won't interfere with Coumadin or insulin. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm taking Coumadin (warfarin) for my dvt. I don't want 2 take norcotic drug is there an option, it's now 7wks n my right leg still swollen, pain is now less?

Hi, i'm taking Coumadin (warfarin) for my dvt. I don't want 2 take norcotic drug is there an option, it's now 7wks n  my right leg still swollen, pain is now less?

Using compression?: It is essential that compression stockings be worn after a dvt. They help the swelling and pain. More important, they cut your risk of developing post thrombotic syndrome--a complication you don't want to have. You need to use knee high compression stockings, 30-40 mm hg, daily for at least two years after your dvt. ...Read more

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What vitamin can I take while on Coumadin (warfarin) my body trembles alot. Is this because of constant blood being drawn from me. I don't smoke drink or do drugs?

What vitamin can I take while on Coumadin (warfarin) my body trembles alot. Is this because of constant blood being drawn from me. I don't smoke drink or do drugs?

Vitamins: There are multivitamins without vitamin k in the market that you can take. Just make sure there is no vitamin k in them. For trembling please talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Neurontin and coumadin (warfarin)?

Is it ok to take Neurontin and coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: Neurontin is an anti-seizure medication. Coumadin (warfarin) is a blood thinner. There is no known drug interaction between them. ...Read more

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What diet pill is ok to take while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

What diet pill is ok to take while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

Diet pills: Anyone that is on Coumadin (warfarin) need to be aware of the drug drug interactions that occur and you will need to discuss with you doc and have the inr measured more frequently at the beginning. Diet pills only help to get you jump started on your diet. What you need is a change in you eating habits and exercise. ...Read more

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Can you take claratin and Coumadin (warfarin) with no issues?

Can you take claratin and Coumadin (warfarin) with no issues?

DrugDrug interaction: In general, there are no issues w/taking Claritin & Coumadin (warfarin) together (http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=1486-898, 2311-1529). However, your vitamin k diet can affect your Coumadin (warfarin) dose. It's always best to tell your doctor & pharmacist everything you're taking, whether prescription or otc, especially in the case of Coumadin (warfarin) which requires constant monitoring to achieve inr goal. ...Read more

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Can you safely take caltrate 600mg while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Can you safely take caltrate 600mg while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: Generally the answer is yes. Although not as important with coumadin, (warfarin) many medications should not be taken with calcium supplements, given the risk of the calcium binding the medicine and not allowing it to be absorbed. The most importat thing to remember about Coumadin (warfarin) is consistency - when you take it, diet (especially foods high in vitamin k such as green, leafy vegetables), etc. ...Read more

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I am bridging from heparin to Coumadin (warfarin) should I take them at the same time?

Generally Yes: Generally yes, usually "bridging" means using quick acting Heparin injections (most often lmwh) to anticoagulate until the Coumadin (warfarin) adequately anticoagulated you. ...Read more

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Inr 6.4 this am and still the dr wants me to continue to take 17.5 of Coumadin (warfarin) is this normal?

Inr 6.4 this am and still the dr wants me to continue to take 17.5 of Coumadin (warfarin) is this normal?

Not normal: 6.4 is too high...Talk to your physician again or get a second opinion...Would not recommend taking 17.5mg as scheduled. ...Read more

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Is Coumadin (warfarin) a narcotic drug?

Is Coumadin (warfarin) a narcotic drug?

No: It is a medication that helps prevent blood from clotting in a way that is dangerous to the patient. It needs to be closely monitored with lab tests to be effective but is in no way addictive. ...Read more

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Probiotics and coumadin, (warfarin) okay to take?

Probiotics and coumadin, (warfarin) okay to take?

yes, but: The probiotics can affect your prothrombin time/inr so be sure to get your blood checked regularly and don't miss appointments! the dose can be adjusted to accommodate your use of probiotics as long as you're consistent in their use. ...Read more

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What can I take for vitamin while on warfrain (coumadin)?

What can I take for vitamin while on warfrain (coumadin)?

Coumarin & Vitamins: Try to avoid vitamin k and possibly vitamin e. The remaining vitamins should be fine and if you are of childbearing age you should consider b complex vitamins at a minimum. ...Read more

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Can i take co q 10 with coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: It does not have an interaction with coumadin (warfarin), (warfarin) but regular checks of your inr will be important to ensure therapeutic dose of coumadin (warfarin). ...Read more

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Coumadin (Definition)

Coumadin is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more