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Why do I get blackouts for several hours and be nausea while using warfarin and clexane?

Why do I get blackouts for several hours and be nausea while using warfarin and clexane?

Visit your Doctor: Having black outs is a serious matter. The causes can be quite varied...From low blood pressure to hear irregularity to neurological causes. Only a medical examination by your doctor can help you find the cause of your medical problems. So do not sit on this problem without informing your treating doctor. ...Read more

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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I had catheter ablation on Wednesday. Taking 7mg warfarin 20mg bisoprolol per day. Sunday & today I have had severe migraines and nausea. Is this norm?

I had catheter ablation on Wednesday. Taking 7mg warfarin 20mg bisoprolol per day. Sunday & today I have had severe migraines and nausea. Is this norm?

No: When people have an arrhythmia and are on blood thinners like you are, several dangerous causes of headaches need to be checked for before calling something a "migraine." If you don't have a history of migraines or if this is unlike your typical migraines, you need to be examined by a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is shaving safe on warfarin?

Is shaving safe on warfarin?

Probably: You need to be careful as it will take longer for the nicks to stop oozing. Many people switch to electric razors for this reason. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives for warfarin?

Are there any alternatives for warfarin?

Many: As dr. Villaplana said, there are several. There are shots and pills. Although using alternatives to warfarin means that you don't have to be as careful about what you eat and you don't have to have regular blood tests to check whether you are getting too much or too little warfarin, they still have drawbacks. One of the most significant is that the alternatives are all a lot more expensive. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: warfarin?

Blood Thinner: Warfarin is an oral medicine that reduces the vit k dependent clotting factors in blood. This slows down the clotting cascade and reduces the formation of blood clotts. ...Read more

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Why is the dosing of warfarin so difficult?

Diet, genetics, etc.: The effect of warfarin varies with diet, genetic factors, other medications, herbals and otc's, etc. It is one of the most difficult drugs to manage. This is why there is so much excitement about new agents that don't suffer these issues. ...Read more

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What is coumadin (warfarin)?

What is coumadin (warfarin)?

An anticoagulant: Used for conditions that cause or predispose someone to abnormal coagulant states such atrial fibrillation, mechanical heart valves or clots in leg or arm veins as well as during certain sugeries on blood vessels. ...Read more

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What is the warfarin disease?

What is the warfarin disease?

Don't know: I googled "warfarin disease" and couldn't find anything other than warfarin necrosis which is a condition that occurs in some people who are treated with warfarin (a blood thinner). Within a few days of starting treatment, a paradoxical increase in clotting can occur in some individuals leading to skin/sq fat death. Typically this occurs in obese, middle-aged women. ...Read more

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I'm taking warfarin may I have a cocktail?

Yes: Moderation is the key. One is ok. Anything close to "tipsy" could get you into the er, or worse, introduced to a nice neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Is oltarin gel ok ?If you are on warfarin?

Is oltarin gel ok ?If you are on warfarin?

Caution: Using any non steroidal anti inflammatory drug including voltaren (diclofenac) gel while on warfarin is associated with higher risk of serious GI bleeding. ...Read more

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Why should I continue with warfarin if my clots are gone?

More informat : More information needed...A word of caution, warfarin or Coumadin is not something that should be stopped casually. Talk to your physician to understand why & how long you should be on it. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of having high levels of coumadin (warfarin)?

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 more

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I'm on warfarin and docs want me to go on xareito instead but I'm not sure what would u suggest ?

A good choice: There are several new anticoagulants, including Xarelto, which are both safer and more effective than warfarin. Xarelto does not need to be adjusted and no blood testing is required. Really the only downside is that, depending upon your insurance, it may be more expensive.. ...Read more

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Coumadin (Definition)

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


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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more