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I am getting off of coumadin for leech therapy. Should I expect withdrawals?

Leech therapy

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There is a paucity of controlled scientific evidence of this form of therapy. If you have thromboembolic disease, I would be most careful about this decision
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Dr. James Burns answered:

What is Coumadin?

An anticoagulant

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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.
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Dr. David Fertel answered:

Can coumadin cause bruises?

Yes

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yes Coumadin thins your blood and makes bleeding easier.
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Dr. Bennett Werner answered:

Is drinking ok on coumadin?

Yes, it

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You don't drink to the point of falling and hurting yourself.
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Dr. Mark W. Gujer answered:

Is coumadin a narcotic drug?

No

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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.
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Can spiriva affect coumadin?

No

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There is no significant interaction between oral warfarin and inhaled Spiriva.
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D MANNOSE OK with Coumadin?

Yes

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Zinc interfere with coumadin?

No

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There are no interactions that I am aware of. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
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Dr. Howard Rubin answered:

How does Coumadin effect you?

Coumadin

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Coumadin is an anti-coagulant which means the drug inhibits the natural system of the body to clot.
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Does coumadin have rat poison?

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Coumadin IS rat poison.
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