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The dose that works.: There is no exact upper limit to Coumadin (warfarin) although the most I have seen someone need is about 12mg daily. Because Coumadin (warfarin) is so closely monitored with blood tests the right answer is the limit is the dose that gets you to your goal inr. Some people are genetically "coumadin resistant" and need much higher doses and people with high vitamin k diets also need higher doses. ...Read more
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serum sodium of 143mmol/L(134-144 lab range) & serum calcium of 10.2 mg/dL (lab range 8.7-10.2. Both @ higher end of range...concerning??
Hbg, hct, rbc, plt, mvc, all at top of normal range. Does this ^ clotting risk? Hx: fact v leiden & aps. On lovenox (enoxaparin) 100mg bid
No: These values would not increase the risk. Normal is normal. ...Read more
No role: Daflon is a medication used for insufficiency; particularly deep venous problems and works as a veno-tonic medication so it reduces distensibility and helps reducing venous stagnation.it does have minimal side effects mainly GI and no known effects as anti hypertensive or anxiolytic. ...Read more
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Male 83... BP flux 65/35 to 100/65 in a matter of minutes ... pulse consistent between 60 and 65...blood oxygen level 95...medication for beta blocker?
Low or unrelated: Cyanocobalamin or vitamin B12 is important for normal erythrocyte formation (red blood cell). If b 12 is deficient, one gets pernicious anemia and the mean corpuscular volume (MCV) climbs > 100. Gastric bypass, gastric resection surgeries increase the risk of pernicious anemia. But as to increased risk for DVT or deep venous thrombosis ("blood clots") vitamin B12 palys little if any role. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Following on from last question (darn 250 limit)
Are there any correlation between D Dimer values and size of clot? I.e. the higher the D Dimer value the bigger the clot?
Loose correlation: There is probably some loose correlation. Problem is that there are just too many factors that could influence the production and consumption of the dimer. In general probably some ability to judge clot by numbers but nothing more precise than looking at clot size directly with ultrasound or angiography. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are any of the new anticoags useful for factor v leiden and lupus anticoag. Antibody. On lovenox (enoxaparin) 100mg bid. Venous and arterial clotting and pes. ?
Maybe: The newer medications to prevent blood clots are not approved for use in the us for your condition. There is published research in europe showing that these medications can be used effectively for your type of problem. My personal bias is that you should wait until more research has been done. Your doctor can help advise you as to the status of this research as it evolves. ...Read more
29 f just diagnosis with 2 tiny pe. On two injections of lovenox, and coumadin (warfarin). Saw i'm at risk of during within 30 days of diagnosis. Is this true?
We're all at risk: We're all at risk - at least you're on the the correct treatment to prevent complications. Stay calm and carry on! on your regimen, your risk is very low. ...Read more