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Warfarin Weight Lifting
U can but?: Warfarin is a blood thinner. If one is weight lifting and "seriously" doing this, one runs the risk of tearing muscles and having bleeding occur in that area of the body. This could be minimal or significant. I would recommend you discuss this thoroughly with your physician and with your trainer and with the health club where you work out. You are on serious medicine and i would take the conse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What can cause a mushy feeling in the back of the head? Age 73 male weight 235 height 6'2" on warfarin, benazepril, and fluid pill
Hematoma: Most likely bleed in soft tissues causing a hematoma see a physician. ...Read more
Ineffective: I would urge caution as that any new product or food your eat can interfere with the warfarin and being stable with the right thickness or thinness of your blood. And, remember, there is still no diet product on the market that really leads to real or sustained weight loss. If there was every physician would be talking about it and recommending it. I would advise against using this product. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i take a fat burner walmart Coumadin (warfarin) I have gained weight while on Coumadin (warfarin) and and trying to get ready for a bodybuilding contest?
IHi i have factor v. On 10mg of coumadin (warfarin). Going thru menopause. Cannot gain weight. Healthy appetite. But weight loss concern.I?
Weight loss: unexplained weight loss should always be investigated, and never ignored. If this is happening to you, you should see your doctor for further evaluation. Have you had a colonoscopy in the last five years? Even with a factor V deficiency, everyone should have colon screening at age 50. See your doctor to look into this. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
Is there any relationship between warfarin and GI symptoms of abd. Pain, bloating, spasm and profound weight loss - (74 pounds in four months)?
No: Please make sure you get a full physical as this much weight loss is quite alarming. ...Read more
I would like to take green coffee bean supplements for weight loss. I am taking Coumadin (warfarin) after a mechanical aortic valve replacement surgery 9 years a?
Can i take a colon cleanser with CHF meds i know i would feel better and drop some stomach weight, if i could take colon cleaner, i'm on coreg, emdur, lisinipril, zocor, (simvastatin) warfarin, sotalol, and Lasix
I am in Coumadin, (warfarin) factor V deficiency, twice DVT after sprained ankles, PCOS. Can I start an HCG weight loss program?
Possible: Warfarin can cause skin lesions. If you think this is it, discuss with your pcp or Coumadin (warfarin) management doctor or perhaps a dermatologist. Be careful! apparently you must have the Coumadin (warfarin) or you would not be on it. Get seen and get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on warfarin and my levels go really high like 12+ or down to 1.2 but never get it to 2.5 what it's surpose to b IV bin on warfarin 3yrs now?
Depends: Your inr goal depends on rthe condition you are being treated for. For example a-fib is between 2-3, and a valve replacement may be between 2.5 and 3.5. Speak to your treating dr. And get educated on the foods you need to avoid that are high in vit k . If your numbers are that erradic, and depending on your condition, there are new drugs on the market that do not require blood work and may b4u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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