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I'm taking new blood thinner. Eliquis, .Do I have to stop my osteo bi- flex with 5 loxin(boswellia)as it is a natural blood thinner?
Coordinate: Talk to your doctor(s). They put you on the thinner for a reason, and make sure you tell them all your meds. You need to be in a safe range, and interaction and additive affects can occur. ...Read more
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
Bn having pains in rt lung for 1 wk everytime i go to the dr they say im on blood thinner already so if its a new clot cnt do anything. any thoughts?
Not necessarily: It sounds like your doc doesn't suspect a new clot. There are other symptoms and signs that are more predictive than chest pain: breathlessness, high respiratory rate, low oxygen level, fast heart beat, low blood pressure. Sounds like your doc doesn't feel your CP is from a blood clot. ...Read more
I have diabetes, diverticulitis(newly diagnosed) and on a blood thinner from 3 pulmonary embolisms one year ago.I don't know what to eat anymore, help?
Are there any statistics on the risk of developing new blood clots (pulm. embolism) when on blood thinner (lifelong treatment)? INR is stable. Thanks.
Warfarin Failure: Warfarin Failure is the development of a new clot while on warfarin at a therapeutic dose: 2-3 % of patients with previous unprovoked clot over 1-4 years on treatment with warfarin , 17 % of patients who had a clot due to cancer over 6 months on treatment with warfarin 11 % of patients with clot due to lupus anticoagulant and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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