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What are the most common symptoms of warfarin overdose?

What are the most common symptoms of warfarin overdose?

Bleeding every were: The most important effect of a Coumadin (warfarin) overdose is bleeding. Include obvious bleeding, such as vomiting of blood, nosebleeds, or bright red blood in the stool, or bleeding that is less obvious, such as internal bleeding. Signs of an overdose might include: easy bruising cuts or scrapes that are slow to stop bleeding signs of gastrointestinal bleeding, such as: black, tarry stools bright red blood. ...Read more

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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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What is the treatment for warfarin overdose?

What is the treatment for warfarin overdose?

Vitamin K: Warfarin (coumadin (warfarin)) works against vitamin k to make your blood clot less easily. Taking vitamin k reverses the effect of the coumadin (warfarin). That is one of the reasons why you have to be careful eating dark green leafy vegetables, like spinach, when you take coumadin (warfarin). Spinach, kale, etc., all contain vitamin k and reduce the effect of coumadin (warfarin). ...Read more

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What is the anecdote after a Coumadin (warfarin) overdose?

Vitamin K: Coumadin (warfarin) works against vitamin k to make your blood clot less easily. Taking vitamin k reverses the effect of the coumadin (warfarin). That is one of the reasons why you have to be careful eating dark green leafy vegetables, like spinach, when you take coumadin (warfarin). Spinach, kale, etc., all contain vitamin k and reduce the effect of coumadin (warfarin). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Coumadin (warfarin) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Coumadin (warfarin) overdose?

Coumadin OD: Coumadin (warfarin) overdose symptoms may include blood in stool or blood, black & tarry bowel movements, ^'ed menstrual bleeding, ^'ed bruising & petechiae. See: http://www. Rxlist. Com/coumadin-drug/overdosage-contraindications. Htm ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Coumadin (warfarin) overdose?

What is the treatment for Coumadin (warfarin) overdose?

Plasma, vitamin K: Vitamin k can be used if there is a high inr, but no major bleeding. If there is concern for bleeding, plasma can be given to replenish the clotting factors that Coumadin (warfarin) inhibits. ...Read more

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Could warfarin cause nightmares in children?

Could warfarin cause nightmares in children?

Probably not...but..: The bigger question is why is a child on warfarin? ...Read more

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Can an overdose caused by taking to much Coumadin (warfarin) cause some kidney damage?

Can an overdose caused by taking to much Coumadin (warfarin) cause some kidney damage?

Rarely: The biggest problem with an overdose of Coumadin (warfarin) is the blood being too thin and you being at high risk for bleeding. There are a few cases (rarely) where patients have had hemorrhage (bleeding) in their kidneys from high Coumadin (warfarin) levels causing kidney damage. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E overdose increases anticoagulant activity of warfarin?

YEs it can: Vitamin e has been shown to have anticoagulation effects. If you are taking warfarin and vitamin e, you should make sure your physician is aware. Remember- just because its a vitamin doesn't mean it has no downside. ...Read more

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Can I take with warfarin?

Can I take with warfarin?

More information?: As dr. Ho said, more information is needed before anyone can answer your question. ...Read more

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When taking warfarin can I exercise?

When taking warfarin can I exercise?

Yes: I would avoid contact sports or high risk activities that could result in a fall or injury. ...Read more

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Is spark powder drinks safe to have while on warfarin?

Is spark powder drinks safe to have while on warfarin?

NRG drink v warfarin: Not a good idea. If you have a medical condition serious enough to require being on warfarin, you need to be very careful about your health in general and consuming anything that could interact with warfarin. There may be multiple chemicals added to that energy drink or any food supplement, which affect the warfarin. These things are not monitored by the FDA, so be careful. Best not to risk it! ...Read more

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What is a list of foods to avoid while taking warfarin?

See below: Food rich in vit k could affect your inr level. Avoid alcoholl. As far as food just have consistancy. No need to eleminate green vegetable. ...Read more

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What do I do if warfarin/cumoudin makes my grandmother sick?

What do I do if warfarin/cumoudin makes my grandmother sick?

Seek PCP: ;/or cardiologist. There are other drugs, but she would have to be checked by doctor to see if she is appropriate for these new drugs? ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm currently on warfarin for antiphospholipidantibody syndrome, is there a warfarin alternative?

What do you advise if I'm currently on warfarin for antiphospholipidantibody syndrome, is there a warfarin alternative?

Yes: There are two or three thrombin inhibitors now available to be taken by mouth. Ask your doctor

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Does botox affect warfarin?

Does botox affect warfarin?

No, but warfarin does: Botox does not affect warfarin but being on warfarin does increase your risk of bleeding and bruising so let your plastic surgeon know if you are on blood thinners or have a neuromuscular disease as Botox is contraindicated in some patients. ...Read more

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Can selenium affect warfarin?

Can selenium affect warfarin?

Unlikely: I am not aware of any significant interaction between selenium and warfarin. ...Read more

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Can I take warfarin with vigra?

Can I take warfarin with vigra?

Yes.: Taking a standard dose of viagra (sildenafil) with warfarin will not pose a problem. If you took it daily for pulmonary hypertension, you would need to adjust your warfarin dose! ...Read more

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