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Warfarin Sodium Tablets Dosage
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If taking warfarin sodium will there be any reaction if I wanted to take a nutrition program to lose weight? Is there an alternative to warfarin
Warfarin and dieting: A balanced nutrition program should be fine while on warfarin. There are some foods that can interefer with warfarin. Pradaxa is a newly released medication that is an alternative to warfarin. It is much more expensive and may not be covered by insurance. It can cause GI (intenstinal) side effects. It does not require blood tests which are required to monitor warfarin doses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes! See Physician: If your warfarin level becomes too high your gums can bleed, in this case you would be at high risk of hemorrhage, seek medical help inmediately. If your gums are healthy due to regular visits to dentist and good oral home care, then no gum bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many mg of warfarin sodium is best for getting a tattoo? I really would like to have a tattoo.
Varies: I love dr. Klein's answer: "the dose that works." he is absolutely right. Certain south-east Asian populations have the genetics he mentioned that makes them require higher doses of Coumadin (warfarin) than others the same weight. Generally, smaller people need less than larger, too, but not always. Diet has a lot to do with dosage need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does eating avocado & dry oregano affect my Coumadin (warfarin) dosage? My last rnr level was 2.4. Im taking 2.5 mlg everyday except tu & fri (i take 5mlg)
Yes, they can: Avacado and oregano both have vitamin k and can alter inr levels. If you take the same amount daily, the Coumadin dose will be adjusted around this. Don't make any sudden diet changes, especially with an artificial heart valve. http://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/food-sources-of-vitamin-k.php http://www.Ptinr.Com/warfarin-you/dietary-food-beverage/food-interactions/avocado-and-warfari. ...Read more
Diet pills: Anyone that is on Coumadin (warfarin) need to be aware of the drug drug interactions that occur and you will need to discuss with you doc and have the inr measured more frequently at the beginning. Diet pills only help to get you jump started on your diet. What you need is a change in you eating habits and exercise. ...Read more
Coumadin (warfarin) dose: The usual dose of Coumadin (warfarin) is that which maintains your INR reading within therapeutic range which is INR 2.0 to INR 2.5. The dose to achieve this is commonly 2.5 mg to 5 mg and is dependent on many variables, therefore the INR test is standard and necessary. ...Read more
I accidentally took my Coumadin (warfarin) pill 15 hours apart instead of 24 hours. What should I do and does it affect me in a negative way?
How does not eating/fasting effect you when taking coumadin/warfarin? Should i take lower dose if planning to fast? I plan on fasting for 72 hours.
Impossible to say: It would be impossible to say because of the many intricate effects of foods and beverages on coumadin (warfarin). I recommend you let your prescribing doctor know that you are fasting. I am sure your doctor will want you to get your inr checked right after the fast (and maybe before.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anticoagulant: Coumadin (warfarin) is an anticoagulant that works to block production of some of the building blocks used in blod clotting. It needs to be monitored regularly due to the fact that the levels can very in the body, affected by foods you eat, interactions with other medications, and your own metabolism. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why would my INR be 1.0 one month and jump to 17 the next month with no change of Coumadin (warfarin) dose?
Can I occasionally have a beer or glass or wine (say every friday or saturday) while on a 10.75 mg dose of warfarin/coumadin?
Dose Coumadin (warfarin) have vitamin K in it if so, do u have any sugesstions on what veggies i can eat?
Be constant: There are diff ways to manage vegetables with coumadin (warfarin). I prefer this way: it is safe to eat any green veges, but must eat about the same amount every day. Your dose of Coumadin (warfarin) is adjusted to your diet. This way is safer and gives better results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Finished 6 months coumadin (warfarin).Us was clear.Wearing comp stockings still daily. Should i take aspirin to prevent another dvt? What dose if so?
Had provoked DVT. On Coumadin (warfarin) for 3 months. Last dose was last night. Told by dr to start baby aspirin daily. Do I start right away or wait a few days?
Start right away: Start right away. Hopefully this will be effective treatment to prevent recurrence for you. Recurrence is most frequent in the first three weeks after discontinuing anticoagulation so don't delay your ASA and monitor yourself for pain, swelling or changes in the affected leg. ...Read more
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