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Does Synthroid Effect Coumadin Level
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Kratom?: There is no listing for karatom. I assume you mean kratom? The answer is: no one knows. It's never been systematically studied. I read about this herb: http://www.Erowid.Org/plants/kratom/kratom_effects.Shtml - like so many herbs, it claims highly variable and opposite effects. My personal feeling is that it is foolish to use such drugs - you have no idea what you're actually getting. ...Read more
Lowers INR: If you eat spinach, turnip greens, broccoli, brussels sprouts, parsley or other leafy greens, this may counteract the effect of Coumadin on blood clotting, making your blood thicker and lowering your inr. If you like leafy greens, you should eat a consistent amount each week and titrate your Coumadin dosage based on that. ...Read more
Bleeding: Excessive bleeding is the danger of too much coumadin. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Great question; if you are on the medication longterm most healtcare providers check protimes/inrs every month. In the most recent guidelines, however, some organizations are suggesting that every three months may be just as good. ...Read more
That is a : Tough one. In general frequent testing is needed to get i right at the outset. After that increased monitoring is needed with change in health status, especially new mess which may interact. ...Read more
Diet or generic...: Dietary foods can make Coumadin levels go up and down, so can certain medications. If all else is the same, the biggest cause is getting generic Coumadin (warfarin). The fda allows generic houses to be +/- 20% bio-equivalent of their trade name partners, so a dose could theoretically be off by as much by 40%. Ask your doctor to try trade name coumadin, be careful with a drug with a narrow range. ...Read more
INR: Coumadin affects certain factors in your blood responsible for blood clotting. While Coumadin prevents these from working properly, they are continually made by your liver and are replenished. This results in the inr going up and down, so your physician needs to adjust your Coumadin dose accordingly. Maintaining a routine diet makes adjusting Coumadin much easier. ...Read more
Is their any serious side affect when ur Coumadin level is a bit high. I'm supposed to be from 2.0 to 3.0 and right now i'm 3.6?
Yes: Coumadin is a drug which inhibits the ability of your blood to clot properly. If the inr gets above therapeutic ranges it increases the chances that you may have spontaneous bleeding. This should be explained to you carefully by the doctor who prescribed this. Go and see them asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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