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My INR level today was 6.8. Is this number a problem?

My INR level today was 6.8. Is this number a problem?

Yes: Quite high - see you doctor. Go to hospital for any symptoms or bleeding! ...Read more

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Inr (Definition)

Could mean interventional neuro radiology which is minimally invasive field, or international normalized ration which is a lab ...Read more

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What's a high INR level?

Anything above 1.5: The inr is a measure of how "thin" the blood is, typically due to the use of prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin). A normal inr is 1.0. Anything above that is abnormal. For people on coumadin, the typical goal inr is 2.5 to 4.0 depending on the particular condition it is being used for. ...Read more

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My INR level was 19 what could of happen to me?

My INR level was 19 what could of happen to me?

Death: You could bleed to death. Are you sure it was 19? Do you mean 1.9? (19 is an emergency). ...Read more

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What is the cause of high INR levels?

INR: Inr is a measure of clotting involving factors which we block with the drug warfarin. When the inr is high the factors are being blocked and clotting is inhibited. Usually we aim for an inr of 2 to 3 times standard. Sometimes we aim higher. If not on warfarin then the liver may be damaged causing the factors to be low. ...Read more

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What causes an INR reading to reach levels above 15?

With or: Without Coumadin ? Either way this is a dangerous level & needs treatment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my INR level today was 6.8 how dangerous is this?

Dangerous: Check immediately with your doctor (I'll bet you already have, haven't you?!) ...Read more

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My INR level keeps varying from as high as 8+ to 1.4 as present. Is there anything i can do to stabilise it?

Several things: A consistent diet avoiding vitamin k rich foods, timing the medication correctly, and avoiding antibiotics (if you can) is a start. There are also some new medications that anticoagulate without having to follow inrs -- talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high INR level ?

Bleeding: Bleeding while brushing teeth. Easy bruising. Pink urine. Extra heavy periods. Simple cuts taking a long time to stop oozing. ...Read more

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