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Why do I get blackouts for several hours and be nausea while using warfarin and clexane?

Why do I get blackouts for several hours and be nausea while using warfarin and clexane?

Visit your Doctor: Having black outs is a serious matter. The causes can be quite varied...From low blood pressure to hear irregularity to neurological causes. Only a medical examination by your doctor can help you find the cause of your medical problems. So do not sit on this problem without informing your treating doctor. ...Read more

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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I had catheter ablation on Wednesday. Taking 7mg warfarin 20mg bisoprolol per day. Sunday & today I have had severe migraines and nausea. Is this norm?

I had catheter ablation on Wednesday. Taking 7mg warfarin 20mg bisoprolol per day. Sunday & today I have had severe migraines and nausea. Is this norm?

No: When people have an arrhythmia and are on blood thinners like you are, several dangerous causes of headaches need to be checked for before calling something a "migraine." If you don't have a history of migraines or if this is unlike your typical migraines, you need to be examined by a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What is coumadin (warfarin)?

What is coumadin (warfarin)?

An anticoagulant: Used for conditions that cause or predispose someone to abnormal coagulant states such atrial fibrillation, mechanical heart valves or clots in leg or arm veins as well as during certain sugeries on blood vessels. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of having high levels of coumadin (warfarin)?

Bleeding: Excessive bleeding is the danger of too much coumadin (warfarin). Bleeding into the skin can cause bruising and pain. Into muscle can cause a hematoma and stiffness and could lead to a compartment syndrome. Into a joint, can cause swelling, stiffness, and pain. In the stomach and intestines, can anemia and gastrointestinal bleeding black, tarry stools and diarrhea. Into brain can cause a stroke. ...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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Could caffeine affect Coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: Assume all medicines effect coumadin (warfarin) and the INR/ coumadin (warfarin) dose should be adjusted accordingly. ...Read more

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Coumadin (Definition)

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more