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Stopping Coumadin Side Effects
Bleeding. : This medication can cause serious bleeding if it affects your blood clotting proteins too much (shown by unusually high inr lab results). Even if your doctor stops your medication, this risk of bleeding can continue for up to a week. Tell your doctor right away if you have any signs of serious bleeding, including: unusual pain/swelling/discomfort/easy bruising, prolonged bleeding from cuts. ...Read more
Bruising, bleeding: The most common side effects of Coumadin (warfarin) are bruising and bleeding. Coumadin (warfarin) affects other medicines and can make them work more or less well than normal. Coumadin (warfarin) can also increase the side effects caused by other drugs. You have to be careful about what you eat with Coumadin (warfarin) and make sure you aren't getting too much vitamin k in your diet since it can counteract the effectiveness of coumadin, (warfarin). ...Read more
Depends: Coumadin (warfarin) affects (slows) bleeding. Most of the main complications, not surprisingly, are related to bleeding. Not often thought about: the effect of not enough can include clotting where clotting prevention was the goal. This question should be pursued in depth with the person who prescribes it. ...Read more
Bleeding: Warfarin or Coumadin (warfarin) is a blood thinner which is generally safe when closely monitored but most significant side effect would be increased bleeding. ...Read more
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http://seniorhealth. About. Com/od/medicationprofiles/p/coumadin. Htm.
Most anything.: Greens (spinich, kale, mustard, turnip greens) can blunt the effect on the coumdain on thinning your blood. The important thing is, if you eat certain foods reguarly, you will not have wild swings on your pt. If you suddenly binge on foods such as these, that is a different story. And the taking of antibiotics can increase your pt. ...Read more
Not really: The major side effect of Coumadin (warfarin) is bleeding from too much or getting another blood clot from too little. As long as your INR is between 2-3 and stays that way, you risk of bleeding or further clotting should not change--no matter how long you take it. Once you are off of Coumadin (warfarin) for 5 days or fewer, its effects should be gone, as dr. Penba said. ...Read more
Not the best idea: As dr. Rosenfeld said, taking both together can certainly increase your risk of bleeding. It is possible to take an anti-inflammatory medicine while on Coumadin but you are probably better off not. If you do take it, you will also need to check you INR to make sure the Celebrex (celecoxib) isn't affecting the effectveness of the coumadin. ...Read more
Original? As I recall, was to ask-I've had 2 pe & 1 dvt, can't use coumadin (warfarin) — side effects. No pradaxa etc, no antidote no way, now what do I do?
There are options:
Options to consider include a vena caval filter, long term Lovenox or reconsideration of coumadin (warfarin) or Xa inhibitors.
There are antidotes to Xa inhibitors in development so some concern related to the use of these medications may subside in time. ...Read more
No: It can alter the sense of taste. ...Read more
Coumadin (warfarin) side effects? Insomnia, fear of impending doom, severe restlessness, no energy or appetite, and skin crawling sensation?
Not coumadin (warfarin): Fear of impending doom can be experienced with posterior circulation TIA (along with dizziness, dimming of vision, double vision slurred speech and memory failure) More often it is a symptom of other chronic medical illnesses like generalized anxiety disorder or major depression. Tell your doctor you are having all these symptoms. Skinn crawling is difficult to pin down (seizure, migraine, etc) ...Read more
Due to side effects I need to stop taking humira (adalimumab) I am considering trying anatabloc, is there anything in anayabloc that would interfere with warfarin?
Unusual: What kind of side effects? Certainly there are shots that can be given in place of warfarin but that means giving yourself a shot once or twice a day. The new pills are also a possibility but they have the downside of us not having much experience with reversing their anticoagulant effects if you have a dangerous episode of bleeding. ...Read more
My partner has been taking warfarin for 3 months he finished on 18 december, one of the side effects was being very sleepy, but he is still very sleepy?
Not related: Warfarin doesn't make a person sleepy. You need to investigate for another cause for his problem. ...Read more
None?: Thyroxine rightly used has no side effects. Metformin is generally well-tolerated but may make you feel strange; I'm told no 2 people have the same effects. Coumadin (warfarin) may make you bruise more easily and you should avoid tackle football, but if you bloodwork stays good, you will probably experience no side effects. Glad you're proactive about your health. ...Read more
What is the safest and less side effects new oral anticoagulant and are they superior to warfarin which one of new has an antidote?
Warfarin vs NOACs: The drug dabigatran has a reversal agent available. The other NOAC drugs have them in development but not available at present. None are really superior to warfarin but they are comparable in effect and don't require frequent drug testing. Side effects with the available ones are comparable. Discuss with your Doctor ...Read more
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My 9 month old son is on warfarin, aspirin and propranolol becouse of his giant coronary aneurysm, what's the side effects of this medications?
I have a blood clot disorder and have a clot in my left hip lung I'm on warfarin An T3 (liothyronine) my right arm to sore Is it a side effects?
Look for a cause.: If you have a tendency to have blood clots, see a vascular specialist who can take a thorough history, perform a careful physical exam and test for "pro-coagulant factors". Proper treatment requires careful attention to detail. ...Read more
Which are the side effects of flu vaccine in 11 month old baby, he is on warfarin, aspirin and propranolol becouse of aneurysms in coronary arteries?
Minor discomforts: Fever and local pain over the injection site are the common side effects. Since your infant is on chronic Aspirin therapy, annual influenza vaccination is essential. Reye syndrome has been known to occur to children who take Aspirin while they are having flu (influenza). ...Read more
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Would stopping my Coumadin (warfarin) give me a stroke? I am 78, and have multiple myeloma (untreatable), with copd.
Why was it started?
If afib, stopping very dangerous.
If prior clot, risk is high.
Discuss all indications, risks, benefits with your doctor. ...Read more
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