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Blood Thinners (Definition)

Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more


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Patient 89yr old on Dopermine and Tramadol for low blood pressure in hospital a good with COPD And adding a third thinner Coagulation forAfib ok?

Patient 89yr old on Dopermine and Tramadol for low blood pressure in hospital a good with COPD And adding a third thinner Coagulation forAfib ok?

Use HealthTap Prime: We won't be able to get to an answer on this complicated case in 400 characters. In general, dopamine is used to temporarily increase blood pressure when it becomes too low. The pain medication Tramadol, to my understanding, lowers blood pressure (does not raise it) - that may be the cause of the low BP. I'm not sure why 3 anticoagulants are needed for Afib (usually 1 suffices). Use HealthTap Prim ...Read more

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If someone took tramadol for a week around 4wks pregnant will it show in cord blood? Now 12weeks

If someone took tramadol for a week around 4wks pregnant will it show in cord blood? Now 12weeks

Unlikely to show: Tramadol taken at 4 wks pregnant is likely out out system at 12 weeks pregnant. Unlikely to show in cord blood at time of delivery (38 to 42 weeks). ...Read more

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Does tramadol increase your blood pressure?

Does tramadol increase your blood pressure?

Tramadol: Taken alone probably not. If taken with a serotonin uptake inhibitor then yes. The main effect of tramadol is on the serotonin levels the metabolite has the opioid effect. ...Read more

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Can I donate blood while taking tramadol extended release?

Can I donate blood while taking tramadol extended release?

Probably Not: Ideally, blood donors are not on any prescription meds that could potentially cause problems or interactions with the recipient. ...Read more

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I have had a headache everyday for 3 months. I have normal blood pressure. Tramadol isand the only thing that makes them go away. Why?

I have had a headache everyday for 3 months. I have normal blood pressure. Tramadol isand the only thing that makes them go away. Why?

Wrong question: The question that need to be answered is why do you have the headache. Is it inside of your head or is it on th eoutside of your head? ...Read more

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I read tramadol can elevate ALT in some people, how long would this usually remain? As I have bloods in 2 weeks, &on tram as I have injured foot badly

I read tramadol can elevate ALT in some people, how long would this usually remain? As I have bloods in 2 weeks, &on tram as I have injured foot badly

Everyone is diff: If you have had increased liver function (alt) previously and it is important to you to have a normal result, try minimizing the tramadol. In addition, alcohol, acetaminophen, and excessive use of herbs can all contribute to high liver function tests. ...Read more

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Can you donate plasma while taking: gabapentin, robaxin, (methocarbamol)and tramadol? I take these for severe osteoarthritis pain. Blood work is always normal.

Can you donate plasma while taking: gabapentin, robaxin, (methocarbamol)and tramadol? I take these for severe osteoarthritis pain. Blood work is always normal.

Doubtful: Since it will likely take a lot of work to get your plasma free of these drugs, it would not be worthwhile for the recipient. You may have good intention but for now you will not be doing anyone a favor by donating your plasma. ...Read more

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My father accidently had taken300mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and100mg of tramadol. He has heart problems, tripple by pass, and high blood pressure, what should I do?

My father accidently had taken300mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and100mg of tramadol. He has heart problems, tripple by pass, and high blood pressure, what should I do?

Is he awake?: Is your father awake? And what doses of these medicines has he been prescribed? These amounts could be in a normal range, although more than he's used to taking. If he's awake and feeling fine, he may have no sequelae. Please call your father's own physician and ask advice -- s/he knows your dad & how these meds typically affect him. Take him to an er if anything at all seems amiss. ...Read more

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Is diethtylproprion a type of blood thinner?

Diethy propion: No. It is not a blood thinner. Diethylpropion is used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to help you lose weight. It is used in people who are significantly overweight (obese) and have not been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone. ...Read more

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What could happen from an overdose of blood thinner?

What could happen from an overdose of blood thinner?

Bleeding: If you are referring to warfarin, it can cause severe bleeding. If aspirin, bleeding and kidney problems. Be very careful with all blood thinners. One needs to be monitored for symptoms and signs of bleeding. If there are concerns, contact your provider. ...Read more

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Is wine a blood thinner?

No but: It is associated with a lower risk of heart disease if taken regularly in moderation. ...Read more

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Is warfarin a blood thinner?

Is warfarin a blood thinner?

Yes: Coumadin (warfarin) is routinely used as a chronic blood thinner. It works by inhibiting several coagulation factors (factors ii, vii, ix, and x) as well as anticoagulating factors (proteins c and s). Patients are typically "bridged" to Coumadin with another blood thinner like heparin. ...Read more

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Is metformin a blood thinner?

Is metformin a blood thinner?

No it's not.: It's used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Take care! Http://www. Drugs. Com/metformin.Html. ...Read more

Anticoagulant (Definition)

Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more


Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more