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How long does it generally take for warfarin to leave the body once you stop taking it?

How long does it generally take for warfarin to leave the body once you stop taking it?

Warfarin: The duration of time it takes for warfarin to be eliminated from your body depends on a few factors. It depends on the dose that you were previously taking, it depends on the pro time level at the time that you stop warfarin, and it depends on how much vitamin k is in your diet. That being said, usually we estimate 5 to 7 days for reduction of the effect of warfarin down to a level of baseline. ...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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How long does it take warfarin to work?

How long does it take warfarin to work?

At least a few days: It can take up to 5 or more days for the medication to reach therapeutic effect. Sensitivity to the medication is based on genetic factors, as well as interaction with diet and other medications. Other newer anticoagulants may work within hours. ...Read more

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Any medication to last long in bed for sex i'm on warfarin?

Any medication to last long in bed for sex i'm on warfarin?

Premature ejaculate?: I assume you mean that you ejaculate too quickly and would like to extend the time you spend in intercourse. You could try masturbating before sex with your partner, wearing a condom, or there are several otc products that contain a local anesthetic in cream to numb the penis so that you do not ejaculate quite as rapidly. As a last resort there is a medication called depoxitine. ...Read more

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How long after you stop taking warfarin does it stay in your system?

How long after you stop taking warfarin does it stay in your system?

3 days...: Warfarin inhibits the liver production of certain clotting factors. These have variable "half-lives" or life span. For all of them to be regenerated generally takes about three days. ...Read more

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How long does the effect of warfarin stay in your system once you get off of the medicine?

2 to 7 days: Wafarin response is very variable. Typically, within 2 to 3 days there is a significant reductiion in the effect and within about 5 days anticoagulation effect has largely resolved. There are antidotes available and diet will have an impact. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of warfarin ?

Long term side effects of  warfarin
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Warfarin side effect: There are no real long term side affects. Regulating the level of the drug carefully in concert with your doctor maximizes the possibility of avoiding bleeding complications. ...Read more

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How long should I take warfarin tablets post abortion?

How long should I take warfarin tablets post abortion?

Discuss with doctor: There are too many factor to discuss here. You need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does your blood level take to go back to normal after taking warfarin ?

How long does your blood level take to go back to normal after taking warfarin ?

Three to five days: In general, the effects of warfarin (coumadin) last for three to five days after stopping the medication. ...Read more

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Coumadin (Definition)

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