Top
10
Doctor insights on: Factor Xa Inhibitor Anti Coagulation Agent

Share
1

1
What are some of the side effects of testosterone therapy and anti-coagulation therapy?

What are some of the side effects of testosterone therapy and anti-coagulation therapy?

Side effects: I presume you are a male on testosterone replacement. There are risks and benefits and lab studies should be done every three months. Testosterone by injection is far less expensive than other options for testosterone but that might be the treatment of your doctor's choice now that you are on anticoagulation therapy. ...Read more

2

2
Is aspirin an alternative to warfarin? I have had 2 uedvts and i need anti coagulation for life.

Is aspirin an alternative to warfarin? I have had 2 uedvts and i need anti coagulation for life.

It's not: Aspirin, although, used for anticoagulation, is drastically different from warfarin. It acts upon platelets preventing their aggregation, whereas warfarin acts upon clotting factors (proteins) in the liver, therefore being much stronger in its ability to thin blood. For DVT prophylaxis warfarin is indicated and Aspirin is not. ...Read more

3

3
What does Acquired Coagulation Factor Deficiency mean relating to surgery?

What does Acquired Coagulation Factor Deficiency mean relating to surgery?

Higher risk of bleed: ... is a concern. A select factor deficiency (missing, depleted or inhibited for various reasons) can adversely impact at least 1 of 3 pathways that prevent bleeding. Some factor deficiencies are more serious than others. The surgeon usually consults a hematologist in these cases so that there are no problems during or around the surgery. No excess bleeding w/ any prior surgery = good omen. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Factor viii inhibitor in hemophilia? What is a factor viii inhibitor?

Factor viii inhibitor in hemophilia? What is a factor viii inhibitor?

Antibody to factor: Viii protein. People who are deficient in factor viii, i.e., have severe hemophilia, are treated with infusion of factor viii. Some make antibodies to factor viii and inhibit its function and are called factor viii inhibitors. Rarely non-hemophiliac can also develop such an inhibitor. ...Read more

6

6
I was given pump inhibitor omperazole for 6mth high dose. Then had a endoscope which said I have chronic gastritis. (with no risk factors), why?

I was given pump inhibitor omperazole for  6mth high dose. Then had a endoscope which said I have chronic gastritis. (with no risk factors), why?

HMM: Gastritis means that you have an irritation of the stomach wall...This is not that uncommon. I would suggest that you follow up with your gastroenterologist and follow his advice re the appropriate treatment of this usually moderately benign condition. ...Read more

8

8
Was taking a recombinant-derived fviii for hempohilia a and inhibitor appear. Finishing iti and doc says 2 try plasma fviii. Alphanate (factor viii and von willebrand factor) or koate and y?

Follow his advice: Development of recombinant factor v111 inhibitor those occur frequently after prolonged treatment and those make the treatment less effective. Hence your dr will recommend products to bypass the inhibition. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What treatment should be followed if a child is diagnosed with factor 7 deficiency and later develops inhibitors for factor 7? Hematologist opinion?

Coagulation Factor: Vii deficiency is a rare, inherited disorder described at https://www.Orpha.Net/data/patho/gb/uk-factorvii.Pdf. Information on treatment options is found on http://www.Hemophilia.Org/nhfweb/mainpgs/mainnhf.Aspx?Menuid=187&contentid=50. I'll also refer this question to ht pediatric hematologists to determine if Novoseven is available on pakistan. ...Read more