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What's a high INR level?

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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What is the cause of high INR levels?

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 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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My INR is high and not sure how to get it down.

My INR is high and not sure how to get it down.

Not enough informati: We do not have enough information to answer your question. If you are being teated with warfarin for some condition and INR is high,the dose of warfarin needs to be reduced and INR repeated I suggest you discuss with your doctor what dose of warfarin you should be on according to your INR ...Read more

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If the pt is high and the INR is low what does it indicate?

More specific: Numbers here would be helpful. A "low" inr is of no significance. The platelets would depend on the magnitude of the increase. ...Read more

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What are the signs that your INR is to high? And what should be done to correct that?

What are the signs that your INR is to high? And what should be done to correct that?

Warfarin?: The inr is used to track anti coagulation in patients using warfarin. It is used because coagulation needs to be tracked to avoid too much or too little. In that sense most of the time there are no signs until there is a serious problem (bleeding for example). The best thing to do is to check the inr frequently and to keep a stable diet avoiding foods that interact with warfarin. ...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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Can voltarin cause high INR levl?

Shouldn't : Voltaren (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, and may affect your platelet function. This may increase your bleeding risk on warfarin without increasing your inr. ...Read more

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Is INR elevated in hellp?

No: Hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet count (hellp) is only associated with an elevated inr if it's complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation (dic). ...Read more